The Web of Life (Spokes 2): Table of Contents

Spokes 2: The Web of Life Table of Contents1178 pages {Notes}

The Web of Life (1st chapter)
Defining Life
  Life Defined
     Fake Feces
     Telltale Smell
     Cleaner Fish
  Cellular Communication
   Intracellular Communication
    Calcium Ion Channels
    Prokaryote Palindromes
   Intercellular Communication
     Sweet Talk
     Stem Cell Conference
    Communal Encyclopedia
    Intracellular communication continued
     Primary Cilia
    Communication Lines
     Killer Diagrams
     Cancer Cells
     Fireflies Alight
    Light continued
    Sound continued
     Azteca Ants & Phorid Flies
     Nematodes & Fungi
     Moth Advertising
     Benthic Scents
    Chemical continued
     Shared Syntax
     Mangrove Snapper
     Spotted Hyena
  Coinciding Interests
     Feeding Offspring
     Sage Rats
   Recognition continued
    Status Sniff
   Coinciding Interests continued
  Audience Effect
     Roaring Deer
     Antlers & Horns
     Positive Polarization
     Bull Elephant Seals
     Toad Croaks
     Cricket Song
     Lizard Flashes and Dances
     Hyrax Songs
   Honesty continued
     Parachute Plant
     Backstabbing Butterfly
   Bird Orders
   Deception continued 1
     Wintergreen Oil
     Fish Scales
     Alternate Concealments
     Looking Dangerous
     Mocking Weevils
     The Scent of Food
   Deception continued 2
   Deception continued 3
     Primate Deception
     Polar Vortex
   Atmospheric Circulation
   Climate & Weather
     Lake Chad
    Sahara Desert
    Dust continued
     Microbes in the Ocean
    Hydrosphere continued 1
   Ocean Circulation & Climate
    Ocean Conveyor Belt
   Water Cycle
   Continental Shelves
    Hydrosphere continued 2
    Continental Drift
    Sea Level
    Submerged Continents
    Evolutionary Effects
     Continental Stock Exchange
    Continental Rift
  Climate Cycles
   Into Icehouse
   Heading to Hothouse
    Antarctic Gyre
    El Nino & La Nina
   Climate Cycles continued
   Food Web
     Pacific Salmon
   Oceanic Life
     Coral Reef Gardeners
     Cleaner Fish
    Oceanic Life continued 1
     Vampire Squid
    Oceanic Life continued 2
   Life Entangled
     Marine Microbe Synchrony
    Life Entangled continued 1
     Witches’ Broom
     Endosymbiotic Exploitation
     Hydrothermal Vents
     Bean Bugs & Burkholderia
     The Nematode & Its Killer Bacteria
     Agricultural Ants
     Tree Police
     Amazonian Ant-Plant
     Reef Police
     Clownfish & Anemone
     Seagrass & Clams
     Seagrass Comeback
     Sloths & Moths et cetera
     Take A Load Off
     Birds & Alligators
     Communication Chemistry
     Tank Plants
     Sardine Tongue Trap
     Incidental Commensalism
     Parasitic Plants
     Cape Sumach
     Parasitism continued 1
     Parasite Zombies
     Fish Eye Fluke
     Tangle Web Spider
     Ant Berry
     Hired Protection
     Toxoplasma gondii
     Parasitism continued 2
   Energy Flow
    Death for Life
    Population Parameters
     Yelllowstone Wolves
     Rainforest Ants
     Canary Islands Trees
    Keystones continued 1
    Keystones continued 2
   Invasive Species
     King Crabs Under Antarctica
    Invasive Species continued
   Ecology Gyre
    Community Ecology
     Plant Stress
   Ecosystems continued
    Island Biomes

Life’s Diversity
   Classification Confounded
   Linnaeus’ Curse
     Classifying Crows
   Classification continued
  Nomenclature Overload
   Marine Microbes
   In the Soil
   Cooperation continued
     Teamwork in the Rhizosphere
     Gut Flora
     Flatworms See The Light
     Hot Clams
   Microbe Habitats continued
   Bacteria continued
     Magnetotactic Microbes
     Work Uniform
   Genetic Uptake
     Myxococcus xanthus
     Eating With The Enemy
     Power Grid
     Energetic Drinker
   Viruses continued 1
    Subvirals | Satellite Viruses
     Mama & Sputnik
     Cafeteria roenbergensis
     Intrigue at Organic Lake
     Satellite Viruses continued
    Viral Altruism
    Infection continued
    Viruses continued 2
    Communal Decisions
    Bacteriophages continued
   Ocean Viruses
    In the Muck
   Archaeal Viruses
   Plant Viruses
   Viral Zombies
     The Wasp & Its Virus
     Husbanding Phosphorus
    Photosynthetic Techniques
   Other Plankton
  Slime Molds
   Social Amoeba
    Amoeba Farmers
    Social Amoeba continued
Multicellular Life
   Predatory Fungi
    Maternal Sacrifice
    Yeast Proprioception
    Mycophagous Mammals
     Potato Blight
    Fungal Voices
     Death Grip
     Fungus of the Gods

  Secondary Tissues
    Sunflower Florets
     Chlorophyll’s Color
    Xylem & Phloem
   Size Limits
  Primary Metabolites
   Amino Acids
  Secondary Metabolites
    Terpenes continued
  Cell Growth
  Flowering Plants
   Seed Production
    Maternal Care
  Water Management
     Looted Fruit
     Pesky Pollinator
     Killer Quorum Mimic
     Barberry Battles Barbarism
     The Headaches of Willows
   Lines of Communication
    Others on the Party Line
   Chemical Calling Cards
  Cheater Compliance
     Legumes & Rhizobia
     Yuccas & Moths
     Facing the Dawn
     Compass Plant
     The Scent of Ripening
   Sense of Self
     Wood Sorrel
     Rootless Duckweed
     Kwongan Root Strategies
   Seasonal Sense
   Border Building
     Inciting Cannibalism
     Beetle Juice
    Calling For Help
     Tobacco’s Defense
     The Timing of Fruit
    Self-Protection continued
    Immune Systems
     Damn Spots
      RNA Silencing
     Hopping Horsetail Legs
     Moss Spore Shoot
   Plant Movement continued
     Creeping Dogwood
     Venus Flytraps
     Shooting Seeds
    Nyctinastic Plant Movements
      Pollinator Responder
      Dodgy Dodders
    Growth As Movement
     Roots on the Move
     Thale Cress Pickiness
      Indian Pipe
     The Comity of Sunflowers
     Jewelweed Relations
     Searocket Siblings
   All Together Now
Plants & Animals
     Elephant Yam
     Survival by Theft
     Just Don’t Munch the Seeds
     Stone Plants
     Pygmy Pipes
   Borrowed Protection
     Monarchs & Milkweed
   Plants As Power Plants
  Medicinal Plants
    Early Europe
    Medieval Times
     Doctrine of Signatures
    The Renaissance
    The 19th Century
    The Rise of Synthetics

   Animals continued
   The Mirror Test
    Morpho Dragonflies
    Life Cycle
     King Bee
    Guard Duty
    Young Again
    Hive Maintenance
   Stingless Bees
    Ant Sounds
    Colonies Without Queens
   Dinosaur Ants
    Ants continued
     Wheedled by Beetles
    Ant Sounds
   Leafcutter Ants
     Heads Up
    Fungus Farming
     Killer Mold
   Weaver Ants
   Meat Ants
     Cane Toads
    Gecko Feet
     Namibian Desert Gecko
     Striped Lava Lizards
   Temperature Regulation
    Infrared Detection
     The Big Squeeze
     Snake Eaters
     Tentacled Snakes
     Eggs Worth Fighting For
     Playing Dead
    Snake Venom
   Snakes & Humans
     Songbird Patience
   Seasonal Changes
  Brains & Intelligence
   Finch Society
   Songs and Such
    Singing in the City
    Bird Song continued
     Bat Song
   Bird Communication continued
   Foraging Guidance
     Pied Wagtails
     Battles in Epping Forest
  Planning & Memory
     Scrub Jay Caching
     Bivouac Checking
   Intelligence & Awareness
    Tool Use
     Pinyon Jays
   Sand Puppies
   Prairie Dogs
    A Keystone Species
   The Trunk
    In the Mirror
  Marine Mammals
   Sea Otters
    Intelligence Physiology
     Sea Lion Slam
   Pilot Whales
   New World Monkeys
     Squirrel Monkeys
    Night Monkeys
     Howler Monkeys
     Spider Monkeys
     Woolly Monkeys
   Old World Monkeys
     Proboscis Monkeys
     Guenon Monkeys
     Talpoin Monkeys
     Patas Monkeys
     Japanese Macaques
      Imo the Innovator
    Tool Use
    Personality & Emotions
     In the Mirror
Aspects of Existence
     Giraffes & Acacias
     Ant Foraging
     Tit Milk
    Colonial Intelligence
  Health Care
     Fermented Fruit Flies
     Primal Urges
    Mating Choice
   Mating Systems
     Oversexed Marsupial Mice
     Sex Ratios
      Blue-Footed Boobies
    Mammal Mating
     House Mice
    Cooperative Breeding
     Turkey Sturt
    Egg Laying
     Smart Eggs
     Water Bugs
     Bird Eggs
    Live Birth
   After Birth
    Parental Care
     Strawberry Poison Frogs
     Demurring Murres
     Common Creche
    Brood Parasites
     Burying Beetles
    Parental Investment
     Sea Otter Moms
     Grandmother Hypothesis
     Pill Bugs
   Emotional Chemistry
   Comfort Behaviors
     An Imprisoned Turtle
     Slave Rebellion
     Suicide Ants
   Violence continued
     Dunnocks at the Botanical Garden
     Comb-Foot Spiders
   Sociality and Biochemistry
     Vinegar Flies
     Hermit Crabs
   Cost & Benefits
    Pair Bonds
     African Wild Dogs
   Social Dominance
     Gall Aphids
    Group Hunting
   Empathy & Altruism
    Coerced Altruism
     Vampire Bats
   Altruism continued
    Interspecies Bonding
   Intelligence Survey
     Altruistic Algae
     Worm Charming
     Great Tits
   Theory of Mind
    Dogs vis-a-vis Wolves
   Defining Intelligence
    Expectation & Purpose
     Fruit Fly Song
     Fighting Damselflies
     Mantis Shrimp
     Coral Trout
     Irukandji Jellyfish
   Collective Intelligence
    Insect Colonies
     Rock Ant Real Estate
     Fish Shoals
     Spider Brains
     Spider Silk
     Spider Webs
     Darwin’s Bark Spider
     Common House Spider
     Bolas Spider
     Water Spider
    Skink Mansions
    Bird Nests
     Village Weavers
   Tool Use
     Funnel Ants
     Assassin Bugs
     Fishing Lure
      Tanimbar Corella
      Wolverine Refrigerators
   Math Skills
     Road Signs
    Optimal Foraging
     Starfish Geometry