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Definition of Stridulation
Stridulation Strid`u*la"tion, n.
The act of stridulating. Specifically: (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The act of making shrill sounds or musical notes by
rubbing together certain hard parts, as is done by the
males of many insects, especially by Orthoptera, such as
crickets, grasshoppers, and locusts.
(b) The noise itself.
Note: The crickets stridulate by rubbing together the strong
nervures of the fore wings. Many grasshoppers
stridulate by rubbing the hind legs across strong
nervures on the fore wings. The green grasshoppers and
katydids stridulate by means of special organs at the
base of the fore wings.
Meaning of Stridulation from wikipedia
- Gr****hopper stridulation Several unidentified
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help. Ant stridulations Pachycondyla
- species produces sound
from potential predators
, as do other
- Megaloblatta, like many other
insects, use stridulation
to steer their predators
away. The stridulating insects
are less likely
to be pre**** upon...
- such as tettix
with repeated sounds
are onomatopoeic, imitating
insects. The common
is also onomatopoeic
). These sounds
are produced mainly
in some species
that use stridulation
as a major defense mechanism
up and striking. They produce
-sound-effect by rubbing...
- of catfishes
can generate sound through stridulation
, and many produce sounds through
drumming. Stridulation consists
of the clicking
- contact, including
thanatosis, freezing, bobbing, autotomy, fleeing, stridulation
, retaliation, and chemical
secretions. Some animals respond
- ultrasonic clicks
that jam bat sonar. Gr****hopper stridulation Several unidentified
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- males engage
in a seismic component
of their courtship
display, either stridulation
, or drumming their
fore legs on the ground, but some also dependent
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