Central projections of the wing afferents in the hawkmoth, Agrius convolvuli.


Flight behaviors in various insect species are closely correlated with their mechanical and neuronal properties. Compared to locusts and flies which have been intensively studied, moths have "intermediate" properties in terms of the neurogenic muscle activations, power generation by indirect muscles, and two-winged-insect-like flapping behavior. Despite… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2011.08.002