Definition of stridulatory in English:



  • See stridulate

    • ‘Forest subsequently noted that Dardanus substriatifonis should be placed in Cliopagurus Forest, 1995a, based upon possession of annulations and development of a stridulatory apparatus on the inner surface of the cheliped.’
    • ‘Male Balamara gydia, Australian crickets, have a complete stridulatory apparatus but communicate with females by tapping their abdomens on vegetation.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, the stridulatory behaviour of these insects has not been adequately studied and no recordings of their songs are available.’
    • ‘The katydid Neoconocephalus ensinger only ceases calling in response to batlike ultrasound when the calls are played in the window of silence between stridulatory syllables.’