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Discovery of new cave millipedes casts light on Arizona cave ecology
...heir cave research, also discovered a new genus of cricket
last spring. "We knew the millipedes likely r...uding a new species of spider, a new genus of cave cricket
(Family Rhaphidophoridae), possibly two new cricket
species, a new barklouse (Psocoptera) species, a...
For crickets, parasitic flies can stop the music
...tear their way out in "Alien" fashion, killing the cricket
as they emerge. Now, University of Florida zool...sects, then feed on nonessential organs within the cricket
while they grow. After they emerge from the dying cricket, they pupate and metamorphose into mature ...
NAU researchers chirping over discovery of new cricket genus
...hwestern Arizona. The still-unnamed genus of cave cricket
has been confirmed by a San Diego State University...ave ecosystems. The researchers also found a new cricket
species (genus Ceuthophilus), possibly two new cricket
species and a new barklouse (Psocopertan) spe...
Grasshopper love songs give insight into sensory tuning
...nsect communication signals such as grasshopper or cricket
mating calls. They found that the OSEs of the receptors particularly matched characteristic features of species-specific acoustic communication signals used by grasshoppers to attract mating partners. "Hence, instead of maximizing the average infor...
Cricket's finicky mating behavior boosts biodiversity
...y and the University of Maryland have identified a cricket
living in Hawaii's forests as the world's fastest-...e." In down-to-earth terms: "What turns a female cricket
on? Why does she prefer one pulse rate over another? Whatever the reason, it's very important that s...