Convergent evolution of anti-bat sounds

@article{Corcoran2014ConvergentEO,
  title={Convergent evolution of anti-bat sounds},
  author={Aaron J. Corcoran and Nickolay I. Hristov},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology A},
  year={2014},
  volume={200},
  pages={811-821}
}
Bats and their insect prey rely on acoustic sensing in predator prey encounters—echolocation in bats, tympanic hearing in moths. Some insects also emit sounds for bat defense. Here, we describe a previously unknown sound-producing organ in Geometrid moths—a prothoracic tymbal in the orange beggar moth (Eubaphe unicolor) that generates bursts of ultrasonic clicks in response to tactile stimulation and playback of a bat echolocation attack sequence. Using scanning electron microscopy and high… 

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