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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (17): 2733–2742.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the strike, which has been suggested as not being stereotypic ( Prete and Cleal, 1996 ), compared with the amount of foreleg used to capture the prey. Eight ghost praying mantises [Mantodea, Hymenopodidae, Phyllocrania paradoxa (Burmeister 1838)] were obtained from the hobby industry as juveniles...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (21): 3853–3861.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to environmental light cues. Together, these data indicate that circadian rhythms operate at the cellular, cellular systems and organismal level in H. patellifera . Our results represent an intriguing first step in uncovering the complexities of circadian rhythms in the Mantodea. * These authors contributed...
J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (23): 4443–4453.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., Tenodera aridifolia sinensis (Blattopteroidea: Mantodea) . Entomol. Gen. 28 , 1 - 16 . Kral K. ( 2012 ). The functional significance of mantis peering behavior . Eur. J. Entomol. 109 , 295 - 301 . Kral K. , Prete F. R. ( 2004 ). In the mind of a hunter: the visual...
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (3): 307–320.
Published: 01 February 2002
... insect hearing Parasphendale affinis mantid Mantodea neuroethology neurophysiology. Mantids have several mirror-image pairs of auditory interneurons; auditory interneuron 501-T3 has been most extensively characterized ( Yager and Hoy, 1989 ). It is a broadly tuned interneuron sensitive...