Stridulation Sounds of Black Fire Ants (Solenopsis richteri) in Different Situations

Alarm signal generated by black fire ants when a microphone probe is inserted into their mound.

Normal movement sounds of a group of ants with occasional bursts of stridulation sound from a single ant.

Sounds of ants attacking a caterpillar with stridulation sound from a single ant.

Distress signals emitted by a single major worker with a caught antenna.


Reference:
R. Hickling and R. L. Brown, "Analysis of acoustic communication by ants" Journ. Acoust. Soc. Amer.,Vol. 108, No. 4, pp 1920-1929, 2000.


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