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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (21): 3533–3541.
Published: 01 November 2009
... half of the posterior side of the outer membrane,while at higher frequencies (5–20 kHz) the entire membrane contributed to the vibration. The maximum deflection points of the two vibrational modes correspond to the locations of the associated chordotonal organs, suggesting that M. peleides has...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (23): 4451–4466.
Published: 01 December 2005
... was chosen to examine possible targets of the insecticide. The femoral chordotonal organ, which monitors joint position and movement, turned out to be the primary site of pymetrozine action, while interneurons,motoneurons and central motor control circuitry in general did not noticeably respond...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (15): 2653–2663.
Published: 01 August 2003
... moth Drepanidae Lepidoptera hearing physiology chordotonal organ neuroanatomy Insect tympanal ears come in a great variety of forms. They can occur on virtually any part of an insect's body, and may have as few as one auditory cell, or as many as two thousand. Despite their anatomical...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (9): 1199–1208.
Published: 01 May 2002
... 8 2 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 acoustic communication auditory tuning biomechanics bioacoustics chordotonal organ courtship dynamic range compression ear insect antenna hearing song Johnston's organ mechanosensation non-linearity Drosophila...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 163 (1): 345–358.
Published: 01 February 1992
...P. M.J. SHELTON; R. O. STEPHEN; J. J.A. SCOTT; A. R. TINDALL The mechanical connections of the metathoracic femoral chordotonal organ (mtFCO) with its insertion at the femoro-tibial joint are described. The apodeme complex is shown to consist of a distal cuticular rod that is replaced proximally...
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J Exp Biol (1990) 151 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 July 1990
... chordotonal organ (ChO). The nonspiking interneurones in the femur-tibia control loop were characterized by their inputs from the ChO, their output properties onto the extensor motoneurones and their morphology. Eight different morphological and physiological types of nonspiking interneurones are described...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 144 (1): 235–255.
Published: 01 July 1989
...K. G. PEARSON; B. HEDWIG; H. WOLF 1. Anatomical and electrophysiological techniques were used to examine the structure, central nervous connections and discharge patterns of afferents arising from the hindwing chordotonal organs in the locust, Locusta migratoria . 2. The hindwing chordotonal organ...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 144 (1): 81–111.
Published: 01 July 1989
...ANSGAR BÜSCHGES The femoral chordotonal organ (ChO) of the right middle leg of the inactive stick insect Carausius morosus was stimulated by applying movements having a ramp-like time course, while recordings were made from local and interganglionic interneurones in the anterior ventral median part...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 136 (1): 125–147.
Published: 01 May 1988
...ULRICH BÄSSLER A rampwise stretch of the femoral chordotonal organ is known often to elicit a response in the active decerebrate stick insect that is termed an ‘active reaction’, and which can be considered to represent part of the step cycle. During the first part of the response, the flexor motor...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 116 (1): 331–341.
Published: 01 May 1985
...PETER BRAUNIG The so-called flexor strand of the femoral chordotonal organ of the locust jumping leg was found to be innervated by a single sensory neurone with its cell body in the metathoracic ganglion. The strand is therefore a new mechanoreceptor of the strand receptor class. It is sensitive...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 114 (1): 225–237.
Published: 01 January 1985
...T. Hofmann; U. T. Koch The femoral chordotonal organ of the stick insect Cuniculina impigra was stimulated by moving its apodeme with staircase-like waveforms having independently controllable acceleration and velocity values. Intracellular recordings were made of receptor units in the sensory...