Chordotonal organs are stretch receptor organs in insects and other arthropods They are used to detect the position of the body antennae which causes stretching on the cuticle of the Johnston's organ. This stretching is detected by underlying scolopidia.
- Scoble, Malcolm J., 1992, The Lepidoptera: Form, Function and Diversity, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-854952-0.
- Methods in insect sensory neuroscience, Thomas A. Christensen.
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