Prey Recognition in the Praying Mantis 1)

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PREY RECOGNITION IN THE PRAYING MANTIS 1) by SUSAN RILLING, H. MITTELSTAEDT 2) and K. D. ROEDER (Department of Biology, Tufts University-, Medford; Massachusetts, U.S.A.) (With I Plate and 9 Figures) (Rec. 30-III-1958) INTRODUCTION This investigation attempts to elucidate the external factors that release and control prey capture in the praying mantis. Only a few observations on prey recognition in insects are available in the earlier literature (TIRAI_A 1923, BALDUS, 1926), and the more complete recent studies of releasing me- chanisms in insects (e.g. TINBERGEN et C1L. 1942, MAGNUS 1953, BUCHHOLZ 1956) are mainly concerned with recognition of the sexual

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