Arthropod acoustic communication is a primary focus at the Patek Lab. Here you can find our acoustically oriented research projects along with sounds and video of spiny lobsters (Palinuridae) and mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda).
Acoustic signal evolution: biomechanics, size, and performance
Podos, J. and S. Patek. In press. Acoustic signal evolution: biomechanics, size, and performance. In: Animal Signaling: Functional and Evolutionary Perspectives, eds. D. Irschick, M. Briffa and J. Podos.