oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - An African tree cricket (Gryllidae: Oecanthinae) with two calls: The two calls and a female phonotaxis experiment
|Article Title||An African tree cricket (Gryllidae: Oecanthinae) with two calls: The two calls and a female phonotaxis experiment|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Zoology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Sep 1985|
|Pages||277 - 282|
|Keyword(s)||African tree cricket, Calling songs, Courtship, Female phonotaxis experiment, Gryllidae: Oecanthinae, Oecanthus angustus and Post-copulatory songs|
Unlike any other known oecanthine, males of the study species-2 produce two distinct call types. The two call types are descriptionbed, together with a two choice phonotaxis experiment, designed to test female response to the two signals.
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