Corpus ID: 21427445

Sound emission and the acoustic far field of a singing acridid grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus L.)

@article{Michelsen1999SoundEA,
  title={Sound emission and the acoustic far field of a singing acridid grasshopper (Omocestus viridulus L.)},
  author={Michelsen and Elsner},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  year={1999},
  volume={202 (Pt 12)},
  pages={
          1571-7
        }
}
  • Michelsen, Elsner
  • Published 1999
  • Physics, Medicine
  • The Journal of experimental biology
An array of eight microphones, all at a distance of 15 cm, was used to make simultaneous recordings of the sounds emitted by courting male acridid grasshoppers of the species Omocestus viridulus. In this species, the movement pattern for sound production differs in the two hindlegs, and in most cases the leg facing the female moves with the larger amplitude. The sonic sound intensity (the total sound in the one-third octave bands with centre frequencies from 5 to 20 kHz) is maximal ipsilateral… Expand
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