Signal Evolution: 'Shaky' Evidence for Sensory Bias

Sonia Pascoal, Peter Moran, Nathan W. Bailey*

*Corresponding author for this work

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A study of tropical crickets suggests that a twitchy response to ultrasonic bat calls has been co-opted for mate location. The neuroethological approach picks apart some surprising evolutionary steps that could inform the widespread occurrence of complex duetting behaviour.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R78-R80
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jan 2016
Externally publishedYes


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