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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.
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Two new species of Pamphobeteus Pocock1901 (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae) from Brazil, with a new type of stridulatory organ. Zootaxa 1826:45-58.
So the differences in stridulatory organs are not easily explained by interspecific interactions except assuming much wider ranges than today during the ice ages.
Fiddler on the tree--a bush-cricket species with unusual stridulatory organs and song.
An unusual stridulatory organ with the plectrum on trochanter II and the striae on coxa I is found in both sexes of this species.
Keywords: Dispersal, phylogeny, stridulatory organ, Nesticus, Nesticidae
In single stridulatory organs, sounds are produced by rubbing the front of the abdomen against the rear of the cephalothorax, the surfaces of which are provided either with ridges, pegs or stiff setae (Figs.
One insect group in which temporal characteristics of generated sounds are influenced by the size of the stridulatory organs is dung beetles: in this taxon, the pulse durations of defensive sounds increase with the length of the stridulatory structures (Carisio et al.