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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (11): 1984–1996.
Published: 1 June 2017
... of up to 534 times female body mass to smooth surfaces. Adhesion Human skin Resilin Roughness Safety factor Traction force Attachment of ticks has been frequently related to the fixation of their mouthparts to the host skin ( Lees, 1948 ; Wallade and Rice, 1982 ; Sauer et al., 1995...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (11): 1975–1982.
Published: 1 June 2012
... with insect attachment, probably by preventing claw hooking, and creating a micro-roughness, thus reducing the contact area of insect adhesive pads ( Pohl, 1927 ; Ehler, 1974 ; Poppinga et al., 2010 ). In traction experiments with different plant species, traction forces of male Colorado potato beetles were...