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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (23): jeb243361.
Published: 9 December 2021
... the performance of their much smaller planthopper relatives. Locomotion Take-off High-speed imaging Escape movements Royal Society http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000288 Air Force Office of Scientific Research http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100000181 Royal Society http...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (1): jeb212670.
Published: 2 January 2020
... that they use to grasp females securely during mating, acting like a vice grip; these legs do not enhance performance during take-off relative to females. Oedemera nobilis Jumping Mating Locomotion High-speed imaging Large hind legs are frequently an indicator that jumping is a notable...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (18): jeb205385.
Published: 18 September 2019
.../ Summary: High-speed video analysis of jumping in a species of scorpion fly shows that it uses the middle and hind legs for propulsion. Accompanying movements of the wings contribute little to take-off. Locomotion Flying High-speed imaging Escape movements To jump from the ground...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (2): jeb191494.
Published: 16 January 2019
... of 1.7 m s −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...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (20): 3812–3825.
Published: 15 October 2017
.... 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 the ground and into the air. First, rapid movements of the legs propel jumping to achieve take-off, without any contribution...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (11): 1655–1666.
Published: 1 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