Acoustic communication in Woodhouse's toad ( Bufo woodhousei). I. Response of calling males to variation in spectral and temporal components of advertisement calls.

B. K. Sullivan, M. R. Leek

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Males lowered their call rates and avoided acoustic overlap with all stimuli centered at 1.4kHz; only a high frequency (3.8kHz) stimulus was ineffective. Results are discussed in relation to species recognition in bufonids, and acoustic competition between male anurans in general. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)305-319
Number of pages15
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986


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  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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