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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (24): 4301–4309.
Published: 15 December 2001
...J. Okada; Y. Toh SUMMARY Arthropods have hair plates that are clusters of mechanosensitive hairs, usually positioned close to joints, which function as proprioceptors for joint movement. We investigated how angular movements of the antenna of the cockroach ( Periplaneta americana ) are coded...
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J Exp Biol (1983) 107 (1): 21–47.
Published: 1 November 1983
...C.J.H. ELLIOTT (1) Hairs in the subcostal hair plates of the wings of crickets have a high angular stiffness (5.5μNm rad 1 ) when bent about their base. The mean threshold required to elicit action potentials is 15°. Viscous drag from air movements will not deflect the hairs sufficiently to excite...