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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (1): 106–115.
Published: 1 January 2009
...Malcolm Burrows SUMMARY The jumping movements of the hemipteran shore bug ( Saldula saltatoria , sub-order Heteroptera, family Saldidae) were analysed from sequences of images captured at 5000 frames s –1 . Adult Saldula weigh ∼2.1 mg and are ∼3.5 mm long. The hind legs that propel jumping are 180...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (20): 4102–4114.
Published: 15 October 2006
... acclimatization cold acclimation desiccation diapause cold tolerance ectotherm Insecta Heteroptera Poikilotherm organisms, from bacteria, through plants to animals, show capacity for remodelling of the lipid composition of their biological membranes in response to changing ambient temperature...
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (9): 1509–1521.
Published: 1 April 2004
... is discussed as an important cause of pre-freeze mortality. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ) 4 2 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 chill tolerance diapause water loss ion gradient pre-freeze mortality Heteroptera Pyrrhocoris apterus...
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (1): 47–53.
Published: 1 January 2004
... viridula (L.)(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). This was shown by laboratory bioassays using a Y-tube olfactometer. Broad bean leaves ( Vicia faba L.) damaged by feeding activity of N. viridula and on which host egg mass had been laid produced synomones that attracted T. basalis. By contrast,undamaged leaves...