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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (4): jeb169466.
Published: 26 February 2018
... air Defence Helmholtz resonators Pulsating jet flows Amphion floridensis Acoustic communication is widespread among insects, where airborne sounds and solid-borne vibrations play vital roles in mating, predator–prey interactions, aggression and group information transfer ( Haskell, 1961...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (22): 3505–3517.
Published: 15 November 2016
... be defended against a wide range of predators and parasites, a task that is performed by specialized workers, called guard bees. Guards tune their response to both the nature of the threat and the environmental conditions, in order to achieve an efficient trade-off between defence and loss of...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (15): 2442–2449.
Published: 01 August 2008
... foundress is the principal egg-layer, whereas workers perform different tasks linked to colony development. Previous studies have demonstrated in this genus that defence of the colony by the workers is more effectively carried out by a collective response elicited by venom volatiles used as alarm pheromones...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (4): 539–547.
Published: 15 February 2002
... accounted for if useful predictions are to be drawn. *e-mail: bigke@alinga.newcastle.edu.au 5 12 2001 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 limpet Cellana tramoserica shell clamping behaviour adhesion defence force wave action. It is widely acknowledged that...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (3): 307–320.
Published: 01 February 2002
... Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 audition defence behaviour Dictyoptera echolocation insect hearing Parasphendale affinis mantid Mantodea neuroethology neurophysiology. Echolocating insectivorous bats pose a threat to insects flying at night. Many insects possess...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 121 (1): 197–226.
Published: 01 March 1986
...PIERRE BELBENOIT 1. Predation and defence of Torpedo marmorata , elicited with biological and inanimate stimuli, were studied in experimental conditions. 2. Patterns of responses of neonates and adults are described, and chains of separate, coordinated motor acts are defined. 3. Jumping predation...