Lone & Pair Mosquito Auditory Interaction

In this project we focus on two aspects of mosquito behaviour that are central to their reproductive cycle: mate interaction and swarm formation. Much evidence indicates that mosquitoes use sound, specifically that made by the beating wings of their neighbours, as a means to interact with one another. We investigate the role of acoustics in these group behaviours, using empirical, analytical, and computational approaches, based on high-resolution recordings of individuals and groups of mosquitoes.

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Creator(s) Martin Homer, Alan Champneys, Andrew Aldersley, Daniel Robert
Funder Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Publication date 23 Nov 2015
Language eng
Publisher University of Bristol
Licence Non-Commercial Government Licence for public sector information
DOI 10.5523/bris.1a44saul2ijj31u0raipvlims6
Citation Martin Homer, Alan Champneys, Andrew Aldersley, Daniel Robert (2015): Lone & Pair Mosquito Auditory Interaction. https://doi.org/10.5523/bris.1a44saul2ijj31u0raipvlims6
Total size 5.3 GiB


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