Territoriality and singing-site preferences in the cricket, Cyphoderris monstrosa (Orthoptera: Haglidae) in western North America

@article{Ladau2003TerritorialityAS,
  title={Territoriality and singing-site preferences in the cricket, Cyphoderris monstrosa (Orthoptera: Haglidae) in western North America},
  author={Joshua Ladau},
  journal={Entomological News},
  year={2003},
  volume={114},
  pages={197-204}
}
  • J. Ladau
  • Published 2003
  • Biology
  • Entomological News
Many male orthopterans prefer to stridulate from certain microhabitats. However, it is unknown if such preferences exist in Cyphoderris monstrosa Uhler (Haglidae). Choice tests indicated that C. monstrosa strongly prefer to sing from large trees and clumps of trees, but a survey of singing C. monstrosa suggested indifference to tree species. The observed preferences may have implications for understanding the evolution of territoriality in C. monstrosa. 
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