S N Patek

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Squeaking with a sliding joint: mechanics and motor control of sound production in palinurid lobsters
    Sheila N Patek
    Duke University, Biology Department, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Exp Biol 205:2375-85. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparative tests of evolutionary trade-offs in a palinurid lobster acoustic system
    S N Patek
    Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Evolution 57:2082-100. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics: deadly strike mechanism of a mantis shrimp
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    Nature 428:819-20. 2004
  4. doi request reprint The acoustics and acoustic behavior of the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus)
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:3434-43. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Linkage mechanics and power amplification of the mantis shrimp's strike
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:3677-88. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The acoustic mechanics of stick slip friction in the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus)
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:3538-46. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Strike mechanics of an ambush predator: the spearing mantis shrimp
    M S Devries
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:4374-84. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Gearing for speed slows the predatory strike of a mantis shrimp
    Matthew J McHenry
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:1231-45. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Extreme impact and cavitation forces of a biological hammer: strike forces of the peacock mantis shrimp Odontodactylus scyllarus
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 3140, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:3655-64. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Ritualized fighting and biological armor: the impact mechanics of the mantis shrimp's telson
    J R A Taylor
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:3496-504. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Squeaking with a sliding joint: mechanics and motor control of sound production in palinurid lobsters
    Sheila N Patek
    Duke University, Biology Department, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Exp Biol 205:2375-85. 2002
    ..Translational motion permitted by the sliding joint is necessary for sound production; hence, the construction of a sliding joint is a key modification in the origin of this sound-producing mechanism...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparative tests of evolutionary trade-offs in a palinurid lobster acoustic system
    S N Patek
    Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Evolution 57:2082-100. 2003
    ..Alternatively, since both systems are used in predator defense, this pattern may indicate greater selection for antennal force production in Silentes, which lack the additional acoustic mode of predator defense...
  3. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics: deadly strike mechanism of a mantis shrimp
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    Nature 428:819-20. 2004
    ..High-speed images reveal the formation and collapse of vapour bubbles next to the prey due to swift movement of the appendage towards it, indicating that O. scyllarus may use destructive cavitation forces to damage its prey...
  4. doi request reprint The acoustics and acoustic behavior of the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus)
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:3434-43. 2009
    ..Examining the connections between behavior, environment, and acoustics is critical for understanding this fundamental type of animal communication...
  5. ncbi request reprint Linkage mechanics and power amplification of the mantis shrimp's strike
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:3677-88. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The acoustic mechanics of stick slip friction in the California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus)
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:3538-46. 2007
    ..The present study offers an integrative analysis of an unusual bioacoustic mechanism and contrasts its physical parameters with other biological and engineered systems...
  7. doi request reprint Strike mechanics of an ambush predator: the spearing mantis shrimp
    M S Devries
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:4374-84. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Gearing for speed slows the predatory strike of a mantis shrimp
    Matthew J McHenry
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:1231-45. 2012
    ..We propose that transmission efficiency plays a similar role in form-function relationships for skeletal systems in a diversity of animals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Extreme impact and cavitation forces of a biological hammer: strike forces of the peacock mantis shrimp Odontodactylus scyllarus
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 3140, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:3655-64. 2005
    ..The stomatopod's hammer is fundamentally different from typical shell-crushing mechanisms such as fish jaws and lobster claws, and may have played an important and as yet unexamined role in the evolution of shell form...
  10. doi request reprint Ritualized fighting and biological armor: the impact mechanics of the mantis shrimp's telson
    J R A Taylor
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:3496-504. 2010
    ..This study reveals the mechanical infrastructure of impact resistance in biological armor and opens a new window to the biomechanical underpinnings of animal behavior and assessment...
  11. pmc Multifunctionality and mechanical origins: ballistic jaw propulsion in trap-jaw ants
    S N Patek
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:12787-92. 2006
    ..This use of a single, simple mechanical system to generate a suite of profoundly different behavioral functions offers insights into the morphological origins of novelties in feeding and locomotion...
  12. doi request reprint Elastic energy storage in the mantis shrimp's fast predatory strike
    T I Zack
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:4002-9. 2009
    ..The remarkable shapes and mineralization patterns that characterize the mantis shrimp's raptorial appendage further reveal a highly integrated mechanical power amplification system based on exoskeletal elastic energy storage...
  13. ncbi request reprint Levers and linkages: mechanical trade-offs in a power-amplified system
    Philip S L Anderson
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 27708
    Evolution 68:1919-33. 2014
    ..These findings show that coupled biomechanical systems can evolve synergistically, thereby resulting in functional amplification rather than mechanical redundancy. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Two sniffing strategies in palinurid lobsters
    J A Goldman
    Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Exp Biol 205:3891-902. 2002
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Phylogeny, scaling, and the generation of extreme forces in trap-jaw ants
    Joseph C Spagna
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:2358-68. 2008
    ..Relatively small differences (3%) between IC and species-mean based models suggest that any deviation from isometry in species' force production may be the result of recent selective evolution, rather than deep phylogenetic signal...
  16. ncbi request reprint The evolution of larval morphology and swimming performance in ascidians
    Matthew J McHenry
    The Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Evolution 58:1209-24. 2004
    ..Therefore, the evolution of ascidians appears to be influenced by a trade-off between the fecundity of the adult stage and the swimming performance of larvae...
  17. ncbi request reprint The captured launch of a ballistospore
    Anne Pringle
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Mycologia 97:866-71. 2005
    ..There is no known analog of this micromechanical process in animals, plants or bacteria, but the recent development of a surface tension motor may mimic the fungal biology described here...