Cricket Behavior and Neurobiology

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Franz Huber, Thomas Edwin Moore, Werner Loher
Cornell University Press, 1989 - Science - 565 pages
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The world of crickets has long been a world of scientific adventure and human fascination. Because of their remarkable ways of communicating and because their nervous and endocrine systems are easily accessible to researchers, crickets can be studied and analyzed with great effectiveness. Starting in the 1960's, vastly improved behavioral and neurobiological techniques have brought them to the frontier of the new field of neuroethology.Here, in the most comprehensive book on crickets ever compiled, twenty-five leading scientists detail the present state of cricket research both at conceptual and at experimental levels. They tell about the manifold strategies crickets use in matching development with seasons and habitats, finding mates, and avoiding parasites and predators, and they describe the physiological mechanisms, especially the neuronal mechanisms, underlying cricket behavior. Their book is at once about communication, comparative physiology and anatomy, and environmental interaction.More than half of Cricket Behavior and Neurobiology is devoted to acoustic behavior and bioacoustics. It is intended for those interested in entomology, general and comparative physiology, biophysics, endocrinology, and chronobiology. It offers new information for behavioral physiologists and ecologists, bioacousticians, and especially neurobiologists concerned with behavior.
  

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Contents

Reproductive Behavior
43
Temporal Organization of Reproductive Behavior
83
Structure and Function of the Endocrine System
114
Vision and Visually Guided Behavior
147
Vihrational Responses
178
Mechanoreceptors in Behavior
198
Songs and the Physics of Sound Production
227
Neural Basis of Song Production
262
Phonotactic Behavior of Walking Crickets
310
Evasive Acoustic Behavior and Its Neurobiological Basis
340
Biophysical Aspects of Sound Reception
364
Auditory Organ Structure Development and Function
391
Neuronal Correlates of Phono
423
Perspectives for Future Research
459
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Page 496 - DELPHIN F. (1965) The histology and possible functions of neurosecretory cells in the ventral ganglia of Schistocerca gregaria Forskal (Orthoptera: Acrididae).
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Page 505 - H.-U. Kleindienst, T. Weber, and J. Thorson. 1984. Auditory behavior of the cricket. III. Tracking of male calling song by surgically and developmentally one-eared females and the curious role of the anterior tympanum. J. Comp. Physiol. A 155:725-38.
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About the author (1989)

Franz Huber studied geography and sociology at the University of Salzburg (Austria) with stays at Oxford Brookes University (UK) and Duke University Graduate School (USA). He was external lecturer at the University of Kassel (Germany), the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Zurich (Switzerland) and the University of Salzburg (Austria). Since 2006 he is a PhD student in economic geography at the University of Cambridge (UK) as a Gates Scholar.

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