Insect Communication, Intraspecific
Intraspecific communication involves the emission of species-specific signals by one member (the sender), their reception and processing by a second member (the receiver), and an adaptive effect on the subsequent behavior of both organisms. Insects exhibit intraspecific communication strategies during reproductive as well as social behaviors, such as parental, agonistic, and group spacing tactics. Their communication deals with signal emission and reception in the chemical, visual, auditory, and vibratory modalities, and quite often several modalities are involved. Signals in some of these modalities deteriorate somewhat in traveling through the environment but keep their species-specific context.
KeywordsCalling Song Intraspecific Communication Prothoracic Ganglion Mirror Image Pair Binaural Information
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