Accession Number : AD0656919

Title :   ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY OF RECEPTORS, ASSOCIATED WITH MAINTENANCE OF FLIGHT, IN THE LOCUST,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL SCHOOL BETHESDA MD TRANSLATION SERVICE

Personal Author(s) : Sviderskii,V. L.

Report Date : 05 JUL 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The studied locust receptors are mechanoreceptors which, by the nature of their response, somewhat resemble certain tactile receptors in the paws of the fly. The essential factor for the activation of the receptor is the static shifting, and not the vibration of the cilium which occurs during its subjection to blowing of air. These receptors belong in the group of slowly adapting receptors and the final frequency of the order of 50-70 imp/sec, apparently, is adequate for the maintenance of the active state of the system which controls the flight of the insect. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ORTHOPTERA, SENSES(PHYSIOLOGY)), (*INSECTS, FLIGHT), VIBRATION, PERCEPTION, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, STIMULATION(PHYSIOLOGY), RESPONSE(BIOLOGY), USSR

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE