Jeffrey Triblehorn

College of Charleston

Address: RITA 117, Department of Biology, Charleston, SC 29424


Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Research Interests

  • Sensory neurobiology and the neural control of behavior primarily involving invertebrate systems and includes studies using neurophysiological, neuroanatomical, and behavioral techniques


  • Schul J, Harmon A, Triblehorn JD (submitted). Why use a network if a single neuron can do the job? Auditory change detection in an insect. Eur. J. Neurosci.
  • Triblehorn JD, Schul J (2009). Sensory encoding differences contribute to species-specific call recognition mechanisms.  J. Neurophysiol. 102,1348-1357. 
  • Ghose K, Triblehorn JD, Bohn K, Yager DD, Moss CM (2009). Behavioral responses of big brown bats to dives by praying mantises. J. Exp. Biol. 212, 693-703.
  • Triblehorn JD, Ghose K, Bohn K, Moss CM, & Yager DD (2008). Free-flight encounters between praying mantids (Parasphendale agrionina) and bats (Eptesicus fuscus). J. Exp. Biol. 211, 555-562.
  • Triblehorn JD, Yager DD (2006). Wind generated by an attacking bat: measurements and its detection by the praying mantis cercal system.  J. Exp. Biol. 209, 1430-1440.
  • Triblehorn JD, Yager DD (2005). Acoustic interactions between insects and bats: A model for the interplay of neural and ecological specializations.  In Barbosa P, Castellanos I (Eds.) Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactions, Oxford University Press.
  • Triblehorn JD, Yager DD (2005). Timing of praying mantis evasive responses during simulated bat attack sequences.  J. Exp. Biol. 208, 1867-1876.
  • Triblehorn JD, Yager DD (2002). Implanted electrode recordings from a praying mantis auditory interneuron during flying bat attacks.  J. Exp. Biol. 205, 307-320.
  • Triblehorn JD, Yager DD (2001). Narrow vs. broad auditory tuning and corresponding bat-evasive flight behavior in praying mantids. J. Zool. (Lond.) 254, 27-40.