Definition of Protective coloration

1. Noun. Coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators.




Protective Coloration Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Protective Coloration Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Protective Coloration

protecteth
protectibility
protecting
protecting(a)
protecting group
protectingly
protection
protection course
protectionism
protectionisms
protectionist
protectionists
protections
protective
protective(p)
protective coloration (current term)
protective cover
protective covering
protective embankment
protective fold
protective garment
protective tariff
protectively
protectiveness
protectivity
protector
protectoral
protectorate
protectorates
protectorial

Literary usage of Protective coloration

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"One of the theories which has had a very great vogue of recent years is that of the protective coloration of animals. It has been worked out with a special ..."

2. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"One of the theories which has had a very great vogue of recent years is that of the protective coloration of animals. It has been worked out with a special ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Largo dominant herbivorous or frugivorous mammals or birds, with relatively few enemies, would not be benefited by protective coloration, and to they seldom ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1896)
"FURTHER REMARKS ON THE LAW WHICH UNDERLIES protective coloration. BY ABBOTT H. THAYER. SINCE writing my article on protective coloration in the April Auk ..."

5. Concealing-coloration in the Animal Kingdom: An Exposition of the Laws of by Gerald Handerson Thayer, Abbott Handerson Thayer (1909)
"It has waited for an artist, in the last years of the nineteenth century, not only to recognize the basic working laws of protective coloration, ..."

6. The Condor by Cooper Ornithological Society, Cooper Ornithological Club (1899)
"WWW protective coloration. At the time of my visit to San Jose del Cabo, Lower California, May I, nearly all of the plants were in foliage. ..."

7. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"... in the markings of the tegmina and wings. In the latter point it agrees fairly well with H. montanus (Thorn.). THE protective coloration AND ATTITUDE OK ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Protective coloration

Search for Protective coloration on Dictionary.com!Search for Protective coloration on Thesaurus.com!Search for Protective coloration on Google!Search for Protective coloration on Wikipedia!

Search