Mechanisms of hearing question

kkollins at pop3.concentric.net kkollins at pop3.concentric.net
Wed Dec 16 19:35:25 EST 1998


Becky, what's the receptor organ? ken collins

Becky Talyn wrote:
> 
> I missed the beginning of this thread, so I'm not sure what organism you are
> discussing.  I do know that some animals (Drosophilids, for example) are
> sensitive to the particle motion rather than the pressure wave caused by
> sound.  This allows their hearing to be very sensitive, but only at very
> small distances from the source.
> Becky

> [...]



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