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Keywords: Capillary rise techniqueClose
Matthew S. Lehnert, Asheesh Lanba, Kristen E. Reiter, Rena J. Fonseca, Jordan Minninger, Benjamin Hall, Wesley Huff
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (19): jeb244220.
Published: 12 October 2022
... their feeding mechanism. Here, we tested the hypothesis that the antlion, Myrmeleon crudelis , has adaptations that facilitate fluid feeding in sandy habitats. We measured contact angles of water droplets and used the capillary-rise technique to assess mouthpart wettability. A structural organization...
Includes: Supplementary data