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The Vocalizations and Hearing Sensitivity of an Explosive-Breeding Tropical Toad from Southern China: A Test of the Matched Filter Hypothesis

The Vocalizations and Hearing Sensitivity of an Explosive-Breeding Tropical Toad from Southern China: A Test of the Matched Filter Hypothesis

Tongliang Wang1, Lele Jia1, Xiaofei Zhai1, Jianguo Cui2 and Jichao Wang1,*

1Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Ecology of Tropical Islands, College of Life Sciences, Hainan Normal University, Haikou 571158, China
2Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610041, China

http://dx.doi.org/10.17582/journal.pjz/2019.51.2.737.745

 

Fig. 1.

The waveform (A) and sonograms (B) obtained for advertisement calls of Duttaphrynus melanostictus.

Fig. 2.

Relationships between male dominant frequency and snout-vent length (A) and head width (B) and note duration and head length (C).

Fig. 3.

Auditory brainstem responses (ABR) as a function of stimulus intensity evoked by 1.8 kHz tone pips from a female (A) and a male (B).

Fig. 4.

Auditory brainstem response (ABR) thresholds for Duttaphrynus melanostictus recorded in males and females. The data are represented as mean ± SD. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01.

Fig. 5.

Audiogram and power spectra of Duttaphrynus melanostictus. Data are presented as mean ± SD.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

April

Vol. 51, Iss. 2, Pages 399-799

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