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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb196329.
Published: 1 April 2019
...://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary:   Drosophila melanogaster larvae prefer a soft food substrate. They can learn the softness of agarose gel and evaluate foods by balancing softness and sweetness. Genetic background affects the larval preference for softness. Mechanoreception...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (14): jeb181719.
Published: 25 July 2018
...Kathryn A. Daltorio; Jessica L. Fox ABSTRACT Animals detect the force of gravity with multiple sensory organs, from subcutaneous receptors at body joints to specialized sensors like the vertebrate inner ear. The halteres of flies, specialized mechanoreceptive organs derived from hindwings...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (18): 2781–2789.
Published: 15 September 2016
... conspecifics, suggesting that mechanosensory signaling may be an important mode of communication during social interactions such as reproduction, aggression and parental care. Behavior Communication Lateral line Mechanoreception Multimodal signaling Teleost Animals use multiple sensory...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (15): 2463–2471.
Published: 1 August 2015
.... Threshold measurements for the humans were similar to those of the seal, demonstrating comparable tactile sensitivity for their structurally different mechanoreceptive systems. The thresholds measured for the harbor seal in this study were about 100 times more sensitive than previous in-air measures...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (18): 3522–3530.
Published: 15 September 2013
...Julia A. Sampson; Jim Duston; Roger P. Croll SUMMARY To investigate whether mechanoreception is used in non-visual feeding in larval striped bass ( Morone saxatilis ), the ontogeny of superficial neuromasts along the lateral line was described using the vital stain FM1-43FX and fluorescent...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (21): 3676–3682.
Published: 1 November 2010
... reward assessment and effective pollen transfer. 8 8 2010 © 2010. 2010 flower handling Lepidoptera nectar guides pollinator mechanoreception sensory ecology In recent years, there has been increasing interest in the use that animals make of multiple sensory modalities...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (2): 262–270.
Published: 15 January 2010
... that is flexibly tailored to the varying topography of the terrain. * Author for correspondence ( m.srinivasan@uq.edu.au ) 19 10 2009 © 2010. honeybee Apis mellifera landing flight hover vision mechanoreception antennae The honeybee ( Apis mellifera L.) is a prime example...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (23): 3682–3690.
Published: 1 December 2008
... of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 electric fields high voltage sensory mechanoreception behaviour cockroach Animals show a variety of behavioural responses to electrical fields that are dependent upon the type of electric field and species involved. For example, Gymnotiform fish have the unique...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (17): 2876–2888.
Published: 1 September 2008
..., Nottulnerstrasse 25, D-48249 Buldern, Germany ‡ Present address: Tyska Skolan, Karlavägen 25, S-11431 Stockholm,Sweden 30 6 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 cnidocyte hair cell mechanoreception postsynaptic potential Nematocytes, the stinging cells...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (11): 1819–1828.
Published: 1 June 2008
...) The mean values from B,plotted in polar instead of Cartesian coordinates. cricket mechanoreception neural coding neural maps Animals within their sensory environments face the challenge of transducing and interpreting relevant sensory information in order to enact the appropriate...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (21): 4363–4370.
Published: 1 November 2006
... of orthopteroids (cricket and cockroaches) is one of the most sensitive in the animal kingdom ( Shimozawa et al.,2003 ). These insects bear on their cerci hundreds of mechanoreceptive filiform hairs that respond to the faintest air movements,down to 0.03 mm s -1 ( Shimozawa et al., 2003 ). Hair deflection...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (19): 3913–3924.
Published: 1 October 2006
... for correspondence (e-mail: cg23@cornell.edu ) * Present address: ARL - Division of Neurobiology, University of Arizona,Tucson, AZ 85721, USA 11 7 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 mechanoreception prosternal organ insect neck posture ill-posed problem Most...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (3): 393–398.
Published: 1 February 2006
... oscillatory flows of flying predators only. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: jerome.casas@univ-tours.fr ) 16 11 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 sensory ecology mechanoreception natural predators Sensory organs are the interfaces between the central...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (10): 1447–1454.
Published: 15 May 1999
...John D. Pettigrew ABSTRACT I will briefly review the history of the bill sense of the platypus, a sophisticated combination of electroreception and mechanoreception that coordinates information about aquatic prey provided from the bill skin mechanoreceptors and electroreceptors, and provide...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (12): 2619–2629.
Published: 1 December 1996
...Dennis M. Higgs; Lee A. Fuiman ABSTRACT The importance of visual, mechanoreceptive and auditory inputs to escape responses was examined in larvae of the Atlantic menhaden ( Brevoortia tyrannus ) presented with a simulated predatory stimulus. Ontogenetic changes in the retina, superficial neuromasts...