First observation in nature of effective predator defence behaviour in the spiny forest katydid phricta spinosa Redtenbacher (Orthoptera: Pseudophyllinae: Phrictini)

Wilson, Gary W., and Rentz, David C.F. (2016) First observation in nature of effective predator defence behaviour in the spiny forest katydid phricta spinosa Redtenbacher (Orthoptera: Pseudophyllinae: Phrictini). Australian Entomologist, 43 (1). pp. 1-4.

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Abstract

Phricta spinosa Redtenbacher, 1892 is recorded for the first time using its hind legs to successfully repel an avian predator, the Little Shrike-thrush, Colluricincla megarhyncha (Colluricinclidae).

Item ID: 49292
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1320-6133
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2017 04:41
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0608 Zoology > 060801 Animal Behaviour @ 50%
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