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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In spiny lobsters such as Panulirus argus, stridulation occurs during the struggle to escape octopus predation (Bouwma and Herrnkind, 2009).
Anterior telopods (Figs 3E-G): Harp with two strongly pronounced stridulation ribs--one long and well pronounced rib located mesally of a less pronounced and shorter one.
Experimental study of defensive stridulation in Mygalopsis ferruginea Redtenbacher (Orthoptera-Tettigoniidae).
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Lourenco (1986) considered the stridulation organ to be synapomorphic for Rhopalurus, a hypothesis that has yet to be tested cladistically.
Stridulation has been identified in many coleopteran families (Wessel 2006) but relatively more is known about the morphology of the stridulatory organs in most of these species than about the acoustic characteristics and behavioral roles of the signals.
There may be stridulation, tymbal, and percussional vibration (Claridge 1985; Hoy and Robert 1996; Gogala 2006; Hoch et al.
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Relation of sexual dimorphism in the wings, potential stridulation and illumination to mating of oriental fruit fly, melon flies, and Mediterranean fruit fly in Hawaii.
Seahorse clicks could come from a stridulation, an underwater version of a cricket's sound, the researchers suggest.
Many catfishes produce stridulation and swimbladder sounds when disturbed (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), although the role of catfish sound production in intraspecific contexts has not been widely studied (7, 8).