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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (3): jeb218859.
Published: 31 January 2020
...Daniel P. Caron; Martha Rimniceanu; Anthony E. Scibelli; Barry A. Trimmer ABSTRACT The caterpillar Manduca sexta produces a highly stereotyped strike behavior in response to noxious thermal or mechanical stimuli to the abdomen. This rapid movement is targeted to the site of the stimulus...
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (3): 535–544.
Published: 22 January 2004
...Julie E. Schriefer; Melina E. Hale SUMMARY S-starts are a major class of fast-start behaviors that serve diverse locomotor functions in fishes, playing roles in both feeding strike and escape startle events. While movement patterns are similar during strike and startle,their motor control...
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (14): 2381–2392.
Published: 15 July 2003
...Michael E. Alfaro SUMMARY The trunk plays an obvious and important role in the prey capture behavior of many species of snake, yet trunk function during predatory strikes is poorly understood. Axial kinematics of three thamnophiine snakes( Thamnophis couchii, Thamnophis elegans and Nerodia...