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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (23): jeb243361.
Published: 09 December 2021
...://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000288 UF120507 Air Force Office of Scientific Research http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100000181 Royal Society http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000288 Locomotion Take-off High-speed imaging Escape movements Highlighted Article: Lantern...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (18): jeb205385.
Published: 18 September 2019
... for propulsion. Accompanying movements of the wings contribute little to take-off. Locomotion Flying High-speed imaging Escape movements To jump from the ground or a plant, many insects, with a few notable exceptions, rely on propulsion by the legs, sometimes with the assistance of wing...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (2): jeb191494.
Published: 16 January 2019
... −1 ) propelled by the hind legs and the second six times slower, propelled by wing beating. Locomotion Jumping High-speed imaging Escape movements Launching from a surface into the air is accomplished in the majority of adult insects by two sets of propulsive appendages, the legs...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (20): 3812–3825.
Published: 15 October 2017
... by flapping wing movements and a combination of the two. Leg movements provide the most energy-efficient mechanism. Jumping Flying Kinematics High-speed imaging Escape movements Biomechanics Three different strategies are used by a wide diversity of insects to launch a take-off from...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (9): 1606–1617.
Published: 01 May 2017
... by direct contractions of leg muscles without the use of catapult mechanisms or by the combined movements of the legs and wings. Locomotion Take-off High speed imaging Flying Escape movements A wide range of insects across many diverse orders use just two basic mechanisms to propel jumping...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (17): 2764–2774.
Published: 01 September 2015
... flies use two jumping strategies: first, take-off is propelled by the middle and hind legs; second, the same leg movements are combined with wing movements. Kinematics High speed imaging Locomotion Flying Escape movements The need for a rapid means of escaping from predators appears...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (11): 1655–1666.
Published: 01 June 2015
... strategies. Kinematics High-speed imaging Locomotion Flying Escape movements Many insects from a wide range of orders have evolved diverse structural specialisations of their body that enable rapid and powerful jumping movements. These range from the very long hind legs of bush crickets...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (23): 4252–4261.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of Biologists Ltd 2014 Biomechanics Kinematics Flying Escape movements Most insects that jump are propelled by a single pair of legs that move together rapidly and powerfully. There are exceptions, however, such as the springtails (Collembola), which use the fast extension of an abdominal...
Includes: Supplementary data