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Morphology of the basilar papilla in the budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulatus

Manley, Geoffrey A. and Schwabedissen, Gabriele and Gleich, Otto (1993) Morphology of the basilar papilla in the budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulatus. Journal of Morphology 218 (2), pp. 153-165.

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The budgerigar is a representative of the parrot-like birds that, like song birds, have developed complex communication signals. This species is interesting in a psychoacoustic sense, in that it shows unusually good frequency discriminative abilities above about 1 kHz. To begin to understand whether the peripheral hearing organ plays a role in such specializations, we have carried out a ...


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Item Type:Article
Date:November 1993
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Deposited On:30 Apr 2008 14:49
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:26
Item ID:3699
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