stridulation


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stridulation

the sound produced by rubbing together part of the hind legs and the forewing of grasshoppers and locusts (see ORTHOPTERA). The sound produced results in the bringing together of males and females for mating.

stridulation

creation of a sound by rubbing two parts of the body together, e.g. cicada.
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Sound production in Scolytidae: Rivalry and premating stridulation of male douglas-fir beetle.
Morphological and bioacoustic aspects of stridulation in Criocerinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
Anterior telopods (Figs 6D-F): Harp with 2 strongly pronounced stridulation ribs--one long and well pronounced rib lying mesally to a less pronounced and shorter one.
Anterior telopods (Figs 9B-D): Harp with one strongly pronounced stridulation rib.
The occurrence in this study of several periods when a series of chirps produced by 1 adult was followed immediately by series produced by other adults supports previous hypotheses that stridulation may play an important role in intraspecific communication of this and other scarabaeoids in hidden environments (Mini & Prabhu 1990; Hirschberger 2001; Carisio et al.
Stridulation variability and morphology: an examination in dung beetles of the genus Trypocopris (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae).
Stridulation also seems to summon rescuers after a nest cave-in.
Stridulation can also signal "stop already" from a female Pogonomyrmex whose sperm-storage organ can't hold any more.
Two quite different seismic components are produced along with visual displays; percussion is produced by rapidly "jerking" the body downward to strike the substrate, and strong bursts of stridulation are produced by specialized organs in the pedipalps as the spiders display visually by moving their forelegs up and down.
A short, stout tibial palp is probably related to muscle mass needed for stridulation during courtship (Rovner 1975).
In Mallinella cinctipes the stridulation area on Fe II is on average 0.
Moreover, he reported that stridulation was audible by the observer under laboratory conditions in Aphonopelma joshua Prentice 1997.