We have been working very hard since 2009 to facilitate in your learning Read More. We can't keep up without your support. Donate Now.


+ Link For Assignments, GDBs & Online Quizzes Solution


+ Link For Past Papers, Solved MCQs, Short Notes & More

BT101 Ecology, Biodiversity & Evolution-I GDB Solution & Discussion Spring 2020

BT101 GDB Solution Idea:

Credit: Amaan Khan



Mimicry refers to an animal or plant evolving to take on the appearance of another species, and is a process common among insects and snakes. Müllerian mimicry refers to the ability of two harmful species to be similar to each other for purposes of shared protection. Mertensian mimicry refers to the ability of a harmful species to adapt characteristics of a less injurious species to deceive its prey. Vavilorian mimicry is a kind of plant adaptation where by weeds take on the same appearance as a domesticated plant species. For instance of mimicry is the non-poisonous scarlet king snake, which has taken on a similar color and pattern of the skin of the venomous coral snake to deceive its predators that it is equally dangerous.



Camouflage, also known as caryopsis, refers to the ability of an animal to blend into its environment through changing its color or naturally possessing colors or spots that blend in with their environment. In some instances, an animal completely changes its appearance to remain unseen. Consequently, camouflaging often involves stripes, spots, as well as coloration patterns. Concealing coloration can occur when a species naturally possesses fixed colors that blend in with its environment. For example, the stonefish and flatfish both have coloration that resembles the seabed.





Mimicry involves morphological, behavioral, and physiological adaptations

Camouflage only involves morphological characteristics

Mimicry involves a species taking on the resemblance of another species, and does not usually; involve blending in with the environment.

Camouflage relates to the blending of the animal or plant with its environment.

It occurs both in animals and plants.

It only occurs in animals.





It proposes to avoid from predation.

It helps to hide it from environment.


An example of mimicry is the cuckoo bee.

An example of camouflage stone flounder.

+ http://bit.ly/vucodes (Link for Assignments, GDBs & Online Quizzes Solution)

+ http://bit.ly/papersvu (Link for Past Papers, Solved MCQs, Short Notes & More)

+ Click Here to Search (Looking For something at vustudents.ning.com?)

+ Click Here To Join (Our facebook study Group)

Views: 36

Latest Activity

+M.Tariq Malik liked Virtual Educators Academy's discussion CS619 Final Projects (Python language) Discussions
1 hour ago
Hacker updated their profile
1 hour ago
Profile IconMaira Qurxam, Mr.Right, Amina Ilyas and 23 more joined Virtual University of Pakistan
1 hour ago
Imtiaz Waqar added a discussion to the group STA630 Research Methods
3 hours ago
Imtiaz Waqar joined +M.Tariq Malik's group
3 hours ago
Muhammad Fawad Hassan joined +M.Tariq Malik's group
3 hours ago
Maria commented on +M.Tariq Malik's group EDU101 Foundations of Education
3 hours ago
+ Faisal + replied to shifa arshad's discussion CS605 Assignment No 02 Fall 2020 Solution / Discussion Due Date: 10-dec-2020 in the group CS605 Software Engineering-II
3 hours ago
Maria joined +M.Tariq Malik's group
3 hours ago
Maria and SafeerZaidi are now friends
4 hours ago
SafeerZaidi liked Maria's profile
4 hours ago
Tasha Malik posted a status
"Bio 201 Assignment # 2 Solution https://youtu.be/Gowjc67WZ4c"
5 hours ago
Maria liked +M.Tariq Malik's profile
5 hours ago
Maria left a comment for +M.Tariq Malik
5 hours ago
Blessings posted a status
"Kya khbr k ab wo khan rehta hai...........................Khush rhe yar jhan rehta hai"
6 hours ago
SafeerZaidi liked +M.Tariq Malik's group PAK301 Pakistan Studies
6 hours ago
Virtual Educators Academy posted a discussion
6 hours ago
Virtual Educators Academy updated their profile
6 hours ago
☆ Tina Solangi ☆ updated their profile
7 hours ago
Humaira Khadim replied to +M.Tariq Malik's discussion PSY404 Abnormal Psychology Assignment 01 Fall 2020 Solution / Discussion in the group PSY404 Abnormal Psychology
7 hours ago

© 2020   Created by +M.Tariq Malik.   Powered by

Promote Us  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service