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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (12): jeb176024.
Published: 21 June 2018
..., guiding the air to the tissues. The blind ends allow only diffusive gas exchange. In many insects, air sacs along the broader branches have a supportive function in gas exchange, facilitating storage of gas and bellow-like ventilation by body movements. Tracheae Spiracles Auto-ventilation...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (2): 208–219.
Published: 15 January 2017
... and keeping the inner openings narrow. Auto-ventilation Insect respiration Tracheal pressure Tracheae Spiracles Haemolymph Opener muscle Oxygen supply CO 2 release Respiratory gas exchange in insects depends on a system of branched tracheal tubes with segmental openings called spiracles...
Includes: Supplementary data