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Comparative Hearing: Insects

Series: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Volume: 10

Edited By: Ronald R Hoy, Arthur N Popper and Richard R Fay

341 pages, 130 illus, figs, SEMs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #82189 | ISBN: 0387946829
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NHBS Price: £130.50 $164/€155 approx

About this book

Introduces the hearing research community and entomologists to the extensive but often unfamiliar literature on the ways that insects detect and process sounds.


Contents

Acute as a Bug's Ear: An Informal Discussion of Hearing in Insects * Biophysics of Sound Localization in Insects * The Sensory Ecology of Acoustic Communication in Insects * Development of the Insect Auditory System * Neural Processing of Acoustic Signals * The Evolutionary Innovation of Tympanal Hearing in Diptera * The Vibrational Sense of Spiders * The Sensory Co-evolution of Moths and Bats.

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