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stridulation

[‚strij·ə′lā·shən]
(invertebrate zoology)
Creaking and other audible sounds made by certain insects, produced by rubbing various parts of the body together.
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Sound production in Scolytidae: Stridulation by female Dendroctonus beetles.
Sound production in Scolytidae: Rivalry and premating stridulation of male douglas-fir beetle.
Morphological and bioacoustic aspects of stridulation in Criocerinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
The same line of research on leaf-cutter stridulation revealed a related function: an invitation to hitchhikers.
The scientists suggest that the tiny bodyguards find their rides by listening for the stridulation.
Indeed, a grand challenge of acoustic detection surveys is to identify and characterize multiple features of pest and nonpest signals, like the dynastid larval stridulations, or previously described termite head-bangs and ant stridulations (Conn6table et al.
Stridulation variability and morphology: an examination in dung beetles of the genus Trypocopris (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae).
Stridulation in Aphodius dung beetles: Behavioral context and intraspecific variability of song patterns in Aphodius ater (Scarabaeidae).
Stridulation in the coconut rhinoceros beetle Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).
2 s) and held 3 cm normal to the elevated hindwings of a mantid during stridulation.
The entirety of the sound emission produced by a single cycle of generator (abdominal) movement during stridulation will be referred to as a syllable.
The motor movements that occur during defensive stridulation in adult M.