Interruption of searching movements of partly restrained front legs of stick insects, a model situation for the start of a stance phase?


Stick insects (Cuniculina impigra) possessing only one foreleg with restrained coxa performed searching movements. A force transducer was introduced as an obstacle into the plane of movement of femur or tibia. Depending on where it was introduced and whether it was touched for the first time during an upward or a downward movement, different kinds of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00204664

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