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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (22): 3575–3586.
Published: 15 November 2016
... signals that provide information about obstacles and predators. Here, we investigate how spontaneously walking crickets and crickets engaging in acoustically guided goal-directed navigation, i.e. phonotaxis, respond to mechanosensory stimuli detected by their long antennae. We monitored walking behaviour...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (17): 3006–3014.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Sushma Boppana; Julián F. Hillyer Mosquito antennae provide sensory input that modulates host-seeking, mating and oviposition behaviors. Thus, mosquitoes must ensure the efficient transport of molecules into and out of these appendages. To accomplish this, mosquitoes and other insects have evolved...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (21): 3625–3635.
Published: 01 November 2010
... antenna insect anemotaxis Johnston's organ Drosophila melanogaster is a useful model organism for studying olfaction, in part because it offers powerful genetic tools for manipulating neural activity in the olfactory system ( Holmes et al., 2007 ; Luo et al., 2008 ; Olsen and Wilson, 2008...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (13): 2294–2302.
Published: 01 July 2010
... showed that (1) the antennae are preferentially directed forward as animals run, and (2) nearly simultaneous contact with both antennae is required to make the cockroach stop. Our data indicate that running cockroaches employ strategies that set their sensorimotor systems in a mode of readiness to deal...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (19): 3898–3912.
Published: 01 October 2006
... nucleotide antenna circadian difference Males of the nocturnal hawkmoth Manduca sexta detect the pulsatile release by female moths of the sex pheromone blend using specialized trichoid sensilla. The pheromone-sensitive sensilla are located in large numbers at the leading edge of the antenna...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (17): 3421–3429.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Heidi Pye Henninger; Winsor H. Watson, III SUMMARY American lobsters produce carapace vibrations, which also lead to waterborne acoustic signals, by simultaneously contracting the antagonistic remotor and promotor muscles located at the base of the second antenna. These vibrations have a mean...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (21): 3693–3706.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Jiro Okada; Yoshihiro Toh SUMMARY To characterize the spatio-temporal patterns of antennal behavior in insects, the voluntary movement of both right and left antennae was examined in the cockroach Periplaneta americana . The position of the tip of the antenna (flagellum) is controlled by two mobile...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (4): 715–724.
Published: 15 February 2003
... a wider range. The peak RI values for the attractive compounds are in the same range as we found for ethyl acetate and suggest that these novel ligands are equally potent Drosophila attractants as ethyl acetate. The fruitfly D. melanogaster antenna houses highly sensitive ORNs physiologically...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (9): 1199–1208.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... the conversion of acoustic energy into mechanical vibrations and the subsequent transmission of vibrations to the auditory receptors in the base of the antenna. Examination of the mechanical responses of the antennal structures established that the distal antennal parts (the funiculus and the arista) together...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (24): 4301–4309.
Published: 15 December 2001
...J. Okada; Y. Toh SUMMARY Arthropods have hair plates that are clusters of mechanosensitive hairs, usually positioned close to joints, which function as proprioceptors for joint movement. We investigated how angular movements of the antenna of the cockroach ( Periplaneta americana ) are coded...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (13): 2265–2275.
Published: 01 July 2001
... activity was reduced during voluntary antennal movements. The reduction in activity occurred even after de-efferentation of the antenna, indicating that it had a central origin. Although we do not have experimental evidence for behavioural roles for the descending antennal mechanosensory interneurons...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 147 (1): 519–532.
Published: 01 November 1989
...FRANK SAAGER; MICHAEL GEWECKE The control of horizontal motion of the locust antenna was studied by behavioural and electrophysiological investigations. Deflection of the flagellum and the pedicel induced by air currents or a needle were used as mechanical stimuli. The forces at this needle during...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 141 (1): 197–217.
Published: 01 January 1989
... mechanical properties of the flagellum with the detection of the distance of near objects. J. exp. Biol. 141, 197-217 (1989) 1 9 7 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1989 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, SENSORY RECEPTORS AND TACTILE REFLEXES OF THE ANTENNA OF THE AUSTRALIAN FRESHWATER CRAYFISH...
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J Exp Biol (1983) 105 (1): 253–273.
Published: 01 July 1983
... 1983 Crayfish antenna motor control J. exp. Biol. 105, 253-273 (1983) 2 5 3 fjpted in Gnat Britain © The Company of Biologist! Limited 1983 MOTOR CONTROL OF MOVEMENTS OF THE ANTENNAL FLAGELLUM IN THE AUSTRALIAN CRAYFISH, EUASTACUS ARMATUS BY DAVID C. SANDEMAN* AND LON A. WILKENSf Department...