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Keywords: Aquatic insect
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb196659.
Published: 4 April 2019
... of difficulties of fitting into small spaces, limited resource availability for larger species and propensity to disperse under adverse conditions ( Leys and Watts, 2008 ). Many aquatic insects and in particular small species are likely to benefit to some degree from cutaneous respiration ( Vlasblom, 1970...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (21): 3478–3486.
Published: 1 November 2015
...Karl K. Jones; Edward P. Snelling; Amy P. Watson; Roger S. Seymour ABSTRACT Many aquatic insects utilise air bubbles on the surface of their bodies to supply O 2 while they dive. The bubbles can simply store O 2 , as in the case of an ‘air store’, or they can act as a physical ‘gas gill...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (18): 2840–2846.
Published: 1 September 2015
...Roger S. Seymour; Karl K. Jones; Stefan K. Hetz ABSTRACT The river bug Aphelocheirus aestivalis is a 40 mg aquatic insect that, as an adult, relies totally on an incompressible physical gill to exchange respiratory gases with the water. The gill (called a ‘plastron’) consists of a stationary layer...
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