Ultrasonic Sensitivit: A Tympanal Receptor in the Green Lace Wing Chrysopa carnea

Science  18 Nov 1966:
Vol. 154, Issue 3751, pp. 891-893
DOI: 10.1126/science.154.3751.891


Chrysopa carnea can perceive ultrasonic frequencies up to at least 100 kilohertz modulated at pulse repetition rates as rapid as 150 per second. The receptor sites are a bilateral pair of small swellings in a vein of the fore wings.