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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (4): jeb173047.
Published: 20 February 2018
...Maximilian Schmitt; Thies H. Büscher; Stanislav N. Gorb; Hamed Rajabi ABSTRACT During the lifespan of the stick insect Carausius morosus , their long and narrow tibiae experience substantial compressive loads. The mechanical load on the tibiae increases as the weight of the insect rises...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (20): 3677–3687.
Published: 15 October 2014
... is illustrated to measure the Young's modulus of the outermost layer of the arolium, i.e. of the epicuticle, of the stick insect Carausius morosus . As a result of the epicuticle being supported by upright fibres, tensile tests allow the determination of the Young's modulus of the epicuticle with hardly...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (10): 1676–1684.
Published: 15 May 2011
...Philipp Bußhardt; Stanislav N. Gorb; Harald Wolf SUMMARY The activity of the middle part of the claw retractor muscle was examined in two species of stick insects ( Carausius morosus and Cuniculina impigra ). We performed electromyographic recordings while the animals were standing on a smooth...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (3): 401–412.
Published: 1 February 2009
... cardiaca using distilled water reveals the presence of partially processed peptides and peptide fragments. Physiol. Entomol. 28 , 46 -53. Jaros, P. P. and Gäde, G. ( 1982 ). Evidence for a crustacean hyperglycemic hormone-like molecule in the nervous system of the stick insect, Carausius morosus...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (11): 2199–2214.
Published: 1 June 2006
... University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia 3 4 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 stick insect Carausius morosus curve walking avoidance reflex leg coordination context-dependency The central requirement for legged locomotion is the simultaneous control...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (12): 2237–2252.
Published: 15 June 2005
... a behavioural transition do so at the same rate. The present study tests this assumption by analysing the sequence of kinematic events during turning of the stick insect Carausius morosus , and by measuring how the time courses of the changing parameters differ between legs. Turning was triggered reliably...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (12): 2253–2267.
Published: 15 June 2005
... walking, the coupling strength associated with these rules has never been measured experimentally. Generally coupling strength of the underlying mechanisms has been considered constant rather than context-dependent. The present study analyses stepping patterns of the stick insect Carausius morosus during...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (8): 1273–1286.
Published: 15 March 2004
.... Siciliano, O. Khatib and F. C. A. Groen). Heidelberg, Springer. Cruse, H. ( 1976a ). The control of the body position in the stick insect ( Carausius morosus ), when walking over uneven surfaces. Biol. Cybern. 24 , 25 -33. Cruse, H. ( 1976b ). The function of the legs in the free walking stick...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 159 (1): 449–471.
Published: 1 September 1991
... © 1991 by Company of Biologists 1991 insect locomotion walking load compensation leg coordination Carausius morosus J. exp. Biol. 159, 449-471 (1991) 449 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1991 EFFECT OF LOAD ON LEG MOVEMENT AND STEP COORDINATION OF THE STICK...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 157 (1): 503–522.
Published: 1 May 1991
...-Universitat, Staudtstrasse 5, D-8520 Erlangen, Germany. Key words: gain control, feedback, habituation, proprioception, sensitization, reflex modu- lation, Carausius morosus. 504 R. KlTTMANN stimulus conditions or behavioural situations (e.g. Forssberg et al. 1976; Cruse, 1981; Cruse and Pfluger, 1981; Cruse...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 157 (1): 87–99.
Published: 1 May 1991
...G. RADNIKOW; U. BÄSSLER The course of the common apodeme of the tripartite retractor unguis muscle is described for the stick insects Carausius morosus and Acrophylla wulfingii . This apodeme travels through the femoro-tibial joint well outside the axis of rotation of the joint, but movements...