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Neural adaptations for processing the two-note call of the Puerto Rican treefrog, Eleutherodactylus coqui.
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It is shown that the basilar papilla in the inner ear is tuned differentially in males and females and a model for detection of vocalizations of specific durations is postulated and discussed in the light of the observed calling behavior of the male as well as the response properties of a class of cells found in the torus semicircularis.
Hearing and Sound Communication in Amphibians
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This work has shown that plasticity in the Auditory System across Metamorphosis and Sound Processing in Real-World Environments is similar to that in Amphibians.
Anthropogenic sounds differentially affect amphibian call rate
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The results suggest that man-made acoustic interference may affect anuran chorus behavior either directly by modulating call rates of the chorus participants or indirectly, by suppressing calling behavior of one set of species which in turn stimulates calling in other species.
Ultrasonic communication in frogs
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Evidence of ultrasonic communication in an amphibian, the concave-eared torrent frog (Amolops tormotus), from Huangshan Hot Springs, China is reported and it is found that the audible as well as the ultrasonic components of an A. tormos call can evoke male vocal responses.
The phase response of primary auditory afferents in a songbird (Sturnus vulgaris L.)
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The similarities of phase-locking characteristics of cochlear ganglion cells are demonstrated despite the substantial anatomical differences among the vertebrate groups and are compared to findings in other vertebrates.
Old world frog and bird vocalizations contain prominent ultrasonic harmonics.
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These findings provide the first evidence that anurans and passerines are capable of generating tonal ultrasonic call components and should stimulate the quest for additional ultrasonic species.
Bimodal signal requisite for agonistic behavior in a dart-poison frog, Epipedobates femoralis
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It is reported that physical attacks by a territorial male are provoked only in response to dynamic bimodal stimuli in which the acoustic playback of vocalizations is coupled with vocal sac pulsations, but not by either unimodal cues presented in isolation or static bimmodal stimuli.
The Electrical Properties of Auditory Hair Cells in the Frog Amphibian Papilla
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It is concluded that a tonotopically organized hair cell substrate exists to support electrical tuning in the rostromedial region of the frog amphibian papilla and that the cellular mechanisms for frequency determination are very similar to those reported for another electrically tuned auditory organ, the turtle basilar papilla.
Acoustic sequences in non‐human animals: a tutorial review and prospectus
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A uniform, systematic, and comprehensive approach to studying sequences is proposed, with the goal of clarifying research terms used in different fields, and facilitating collaboration and comparative studies.
Chorus dynamics of a neotropical amphibian assemblage: comparison of computer simulation and natural behaviour
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Analysis of vocal patterns of natural groups of frogs support the hypothesis that a given male can maximize the effectiveness of each call by actively avoiding acoustic overlap with at most two of its nearest neighbours.
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