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Auditory Systems of <i>Drosophila</i> and Other Invertebrates

Yun Doo Chung and Jeongmi Lee.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 10625 words.

Hearing in invertebrates has evolved independently as an adaptation to avoid predators or to mediate intraspecific communication. Although many invertebrate groups are able to respond to...

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Caenorhabditis elegans Feeding Behaviors

Nicolas Dallière, Lindy Holden-Dye, James Dillon, Vincent O'Connor and Robert J. Walker.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 15814 words.

The microscopic free-living nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans was the first metazoan to have its genome sequenced and for many decades has served as a genetically tractable model for the...

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Cephalopod Olfaction

Anna Di Cosmo and Gianluca Polese.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 396 words.

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Chemosensory Transduction in Arthropods

Monika Stengl.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology; Molecular and Cellular Systems. 16018 words.

Reception of chemicals via olfaction and gustation are prerequisites to find, distinguish, and recognize food and mates and to avoid dangers. Several receptor gene superfamilies are...

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Cnidarian Neurobiology

Richard Satterlie.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 21658 words.

Important cnidarian contributions to our understanding of nervous system evolution may be found in the arrangement of conducting systems and their interactions. We see multiple, diffuse...

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Control of Locomotion in Crustaceans

Daniel Cattaert and Donald Hine Edwards.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 12892 words.

This chapter will consider the control of posture and walking in decapod crustaceans (crabs, lobsters, rock lobsters, and crayfish). The walking system of crustaceans is composed of five...

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Control of Locomotion in Hexapods

Roy E. Ritzmann and Sasha N. Zill.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology; Sensory and Motor Systems. 10768 words.

This article discusses legged locomotion in insects. It describes the basic patterns of coordinated movement both within each leg and among the various legs. The nervous system controls...

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Crayfish Escape

Donald Edwards.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 12413 words.

Crayfish are decapod crustaceans that use different forms of escape to flee from different types of predatory attacks. Lateral and Medial Giant escapes are released by giant interneurons of...

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Crustacean Olfaction

Charles Derby and Manfred Schmidt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 6512 words.

Olfaction is a chemical sense present not only in mammals, insects, and other terrestrial animals, but also in crustaceans, most of which are aquatic. Crustaceans use olfaction for...

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Drosophila Olfaction

Quentin Gaudry and Jonathan Schenk.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 134 words.

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