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Keywords: Body formClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (11): jeb177535.
Published: 8 June 2018
...S. H. P. Maddrell ABSTRACT The body forms of the larvae of most endopterygote insects are remarkably similar. I argue that their typical worm-like shape cuts costs; in particular, this allows the larvae to benefit from cheaper moulting and from less costly provision of fuel and oxygen...