homochromy


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homochromy

(hɒˈmɒkrəmɪ; ˌhɒməˈkrəʊmɪ)
n
(Zoology) zoology a form of camouflage or protective colouring in animals that makes an individual visually become part of the whole group or landscape
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Occupying a room and the front window of the gallery, Feriancova's interpretation of "becoming animal" focused on the zoological terms homomorphy and homochromy. Upon entering the space, viewers came across two boxes filled with live organisms: moths and cocooned larvae, part of Mimicry and Legendary Psychasthenia (Roger Caillois) (all works 2018).
homochromy, crypsis, color change, image analysis, habitat choice, pheomelanin, eumelanin
Chapters include familiar topics such as the physiology of food selection, pollination, and coevolution, as well as less conventional topics like "Carnivorous and protocarnivorous plants" (Chapter 6), "Insect mimicry and homochromy in relation to plants" (Chapter 10), and "Natural weed control in the Holarctic region and in the tropics using phytophagous insects" (Chapter 11).