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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (13): jeb243558.
Published: 12 July 2022
... observation of locomotion through obstacles as large as animals over a long time and distance. Complex terrain Obstacle traversal Laboratory platform Experimental platform Insects Terradynamics Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/100000997 National...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (8): jeb243934.
Published: 27 April 2022
...Lukáš Kučera; Martin Moos; Tomáš Štětina; Jaroslava Korbelová; Petr Vodrážka; Lauren Des Marteaux; Robert Grgac; Petr Hůla; Jan Rozsypal; Miloš Faltus; Petr Šimek; Radislav Sedlacek; Vladimír Koštál ABSTRACT Insects that naturally tolerate internal freezing produce complex mixtures of multiple...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (20): jeb242852.
Published: 19 October 2021
...Pranav Sudersan; Michael Kappl; Bat-El Pinchasik; Hans-Jürgen Butt; Thomas Endlein ABSTRACT Many insects can climb smooth surfaces using hairy adhesive pads on their legs, mediated by tarsal fluid secretions. It was previously shown that a terrestrial beetle can even adhere and walk underwater...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (19): jeb243000.
Published: 30 September 2021
... Pyrrhocoris apterus , an insect species that possesses only the mammalian cryptochrome (Cry II). Here, using the engineered Cry II null mutant, we show that: (i) vertebrate-like Cry II is an essential component of the magnetoreception response, and (ii) magnetic conditioning continues even after 25 h...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (16): jeb242479.
Published: 26 August 2021
... tolerance in insects. They also underpin a potential ecologically and evolutionarily significant acclimation trade-off between increasing thermal tolerance and maximizing recovery rates post-stress, which could constrain the response of populations exposed to more variable and stressful microclimatic...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (12): jeb242351.
Published: 16 June 2021
... delta which indicates that the insect is in trial (δ=1) or test (δ=0) context, and O i is the observed response for the individual i at trial t. The parameters calculated for this model (see Table 1 ) show that, on the one hand, the habituation rate ( h ) was the same for all contexts...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (7): jeb230797.
Published: 6 April 2021
... invertebrates from Arctic regions, and the dotted blue line indicates mean CT max of data from terrestrial invertebrates from Antarctic regions. Illustrations above columns indicate species representatives of each habitat. Different ways of assessing heat tolerance in insects are extensively...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (Suppl_1): jeb238626.
Published: 24 February 2021
... insects, like parasitoids and their hosts, phenotypic plasticity and bet-hedging could be critical strategies for population and species persistence in response to immediate, intense and unpredictable temperature changes. Here, we focus on studies evaluating phenotypic responses to variable predictable...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb228601.
Published: 22 December 2020
...Roman Goulard; Cornelia Buehlmann; Jeremy E. Niven; Paul Graham; Barbara Webb ABSTRACT The natural scale of insect navigation during foraging makes it challenging to study under controlled conditions. Virtual reality and trackball setups have offered experimental control over visual environments...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (23): jeb233239.
Published: 9 December 2020
... ). Insect fat body: energy, metabolism, and regulation . Ann. Rev. Entomol.   55 , 207 - 225 . 10.1146/annurev-ento-112408-085356 Bannister , A. J. and Kouzarides , T. ( 2011 ). Regulation of chromatin by histone modifications . Cell Res. , 21 , 381 - 395 . 10.1038/cr.2011.22...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (3): jeb218032.
Published: 3 February 2020
...Marco Paoli; Hiroshi Nishino; Einat Couzin-Fuchs; C. Giovanni Galizia ABSTRACT The general architecture of the olfactory system is highly conserved from insects to humans, but neuroanatomical and physiological differences can be observed across species. The American cockroach, inhabiting dark...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (23): jeb211979.
Published: 29 November 2019
...Edmundo Gassias; Nicolas Durand; Elodie Demondion; Thomas Bourgeois; Paleo Aguilar; Françoise Bozzolan; Stéphane Debernard ABSTRACT Most animal species, including insects, are able to modulate their responses to sexual chemosignals and this flexibility originates from the remodeling of olfactory...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (15): jeb186080.
Published: 9 August 2019
... the potential energy barrier and rolling more to lower it while maintaining diverse strategies. Locomotion Potential energy barrier Insects Periplaneta americana Blaberus discoidalis Gromphadorhina portentosa References Ashe , V. M. ( 1970 ). The righting reflex in turtles...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (Suppl_1): jeb186148.
Published: 6 February 2019
.... melanogaster accomplishes long-distance navigation using celestial cues. We focus on behavioral and physiological studies indicating that fruit flies can navigate both to a pattern of linearly polarized light and to the position of the sun – the same cues utilized by more heralded insect navigators...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (21): jeb186338.
Published: 29 October 2018
...Melissa C. Kenny; Matthew N. Giarra; Ellen Granata; John J. Socha ABSTRACT Hemolymph is responsible for the transport of nutrients and metabolic waste within the insect circulatory system. Circulation of hemolymph is governed by viscosity, a physical property, which is well known to be influenced...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (9): jeb177550.
Published: 11 May 2018
... fidelity. This may be a general dispersal strategy for animals with no target destination. Navigation Dispersal Sun compass Central complex Insects To travel long distances, both human and animal navigators employ a similar strategy of proportional navigation in which they maintain...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (6): jeb174722.
Published: 15 March 2018
...Stav Talal; Eran Gefen; Amir Ayali ABSTRACT Discontinuous gas exchange (DGE) is the best studied among insect gas exchange patterns. DGE cycles comprise three phases, which are defined by their spiracular state: closed, flutter and open. However, spiracle status has rarely been monitored directly...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (21): 3856–3868.
Published: 1 November 2017
... . Neuron   60 , 489 - 495 . 10.1016/j.neuron.2008.10.019 Adamo , S. A. ( 2016 ). Do insects feel pain? A question at the intersection of animal behaviour, philosophy and robotics . Anim. Behav.   118 , 75 - 79 . 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.05.005 Alem , S. , Perry , C. J. , Zhu...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (18): 3363–3371.
Published: 15 September 2017
...). The best scaling exponent estimates were obtained by applying OLS while accounting for grade shifts or by applying PGLS. Overall, we show that allometry of MR in insects can depend heavily on the model fitting method, the structure of phylogenetic non-independence and ecological factors that elicit...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (14): 2635–2644.
Published: 15 July 2017
...Bettina Erregger; Helmut Kovac; Anton Stabentheiner; Manfred Hartbauer; Heinrich Römer; Arne K. D. Schmidt ABSTRACT Sexual displays of acoustically signalling insects are used in the context of mate attraction and mate choice. While energetic investment in sound production can increase...
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