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Echolocation Signal Design as a Potential Counter-Countermeasure Against Moth Audition

  • James Howard Fullard
  • M. Brock Fenton
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (volume 28)

Abstract

Much of the work on the role of audition in tympanate moths indicates that they possess ears which are tuned to the predominant frequencies in the echolocation signals of sympatric, insectivorous bats (Roeder, 1970). Since moths are more sensitive to certain frequencies there may be selection for bats whose echolocation signals tend to minimize acoustic reception by the tympanate moths they are hunting.

Keywords

Flight Speed Predominant Frequency Acoustic Reception Sonic Signal Echolocation Signal 
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References

  1. Roeder, K. D., 1970, Episodes in insect brains, Amer. Sci., 58:378.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Simmons, J. A., Fenton, M. B., Ferguson, W. R., Jutting, M., and Palin, J., 1979, Apparatus for research on animal ultrasonic signals, Life Sci. Misc. Pub., R.. Ontario Mus. (in press).Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • James Howard Fullard
  • M. Brock Fenton

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