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J Exp Biol (2024) 227 (10): jeb247167.
Published: 23 May 2024
...Brent J. Sinclair; Stefane Saruhashi; John S. Terblanche ABSTRACT Efficient water balance is key to insect success. However, the hygric environment is changing with climate change; although there are compelling models of thermal vulnerability, water balance is often neglected in predictions...
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JEB: 100 years of discovery
Series: CENTENARY ARTICLE
J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (24): jeb245714.
Published: 14 December 2023
...Fleur Ponton; Yin Xun Tan; Casey C. Forster; Alexander J. Austin; Sinead English; Sheena C. Cotter; Kenneth Wilson ABSTRACT Insects are the most diverse animal group on the planet. Their success is reflected by the diversity of habitats in which they live. However, these habitats have undergone...
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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (17): jeb246287.
Published: 13 September 2023
...Jan Lubawy; Szymon P. Chowański; Hervé Colinet; Małgorzata Słocińska ABSTRACT The cockroach Gromphadorhina coquereliana can survive at low temperatures under extensive periods of cold stress. To assess energy management and insect adaptation in response to cold, we measured mitochondrial activity...
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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (10): jeb245396.
Published: 29 May 2023
... systems on the mandible forming a ‘ball-joint’ in trap-jaw ants. X-ray live imaging X-ray microCT Mandibular joint Multi-latch system Insect Ultra-fast movement Japan Science and Technology Agency http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100002241 JPMJCR14D5 Japan Society...
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JEB: 100 years of discovery
Series: CENTENARY ARTICLE
J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (10): jeb245712.
Published: 19 May 2023
...Jon F. Harrison; Evan K. G. McKenzie; Stav Talal; John J. Socha; Mark W. Westneat; Philip G. D. Matthews ABSTRACT Air sacs are a well-known aspect of insect tracheal systems, but have received little research attention. In this Commentary, we suggest that the study of the distribution and function...
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JEB: 100 years of discovery
J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (Suppl_1): jeb245374.
Published: 18 April 2023
...Stacey A. Combes; Nick Gravish; Susan F. Gagliardi ABSTRACT Foraging insects fly over long distances through complex aerial environments, and many can maintain constant ground speeds in wind, allowing them to gauge flight distance. Although insects encounter winds from all directions in the wild...
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JEB: 100 years of discovery
J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (Suppl_1): jeb245409.
Published: 17 April 2023
... and autonomy. Aerodynamics Biomechanics Bird Control Bio-inspired Insect The Royal Veterinary College European Research Council ERC 682501 Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council BB/R002657/1 Aviation has been founded upon biological...
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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (4): jeb244911.
Published: 24 February 2023
...Laura V. Ferguson; Shelley A. Adamo ABSTRACT Insects are critical to our ecosystems, but we do not fully understand their future in our warming world. Rising temperatures are affecting insect physiology in myriad ways, including changes to their immune systems and the ability to fight infection...
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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (1): jeb200261.
Published: 13 January 2023
... to their survival. Odor-modulated changes in locomotion in insects constitute a whole suite of flexible behaviors that allow insects to close in on these resources from long distances and perform local searches to locate and subsequently assess them. Here, we review changes in odor-mediated locomotion across many...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (21): jeb244830.
Published: 11 November 2022
...Samiha A. M. Benrabaa; Ian Orchard; Angela B. Lange ABSTRACT Rhodnius prolixus is a blood-gorging insect that is medically important since it transmits Chagas disease via feces and urine that contain the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi . In adult females, ecdysteroid hormone (20-hydroxyecdysone, 20E...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (15): jeb244375.
Published: 5 August 2022
...Leigh W. Simmons; Maxine Lovegrove; Xin (Bob) Du; Yonglin Ren; Melissa L. Thomas ABSTRACT The often complex cocktails of hydrocarbon compounds found on the cuticles of insects can serve both naturally and sexually selected functions, contributing to an individual's ability to withstand water loss...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (9): jeb243966.
Published: 29 April 2022
... are permeable to O 2 at a magnitude that would confound measurement of V̇ O 2  of a single insect ( Norton, 1957 ). Glass is impermeable to O 2 , and its transparency allows visual monitoring of the subject. Chambers were sealed with 19/22 glass stoppers with fittings for 6–7 mm thermometers (Synthware...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (4): jeb243568.
Published: 15 February 2022
... information about a moving target and a nearby obstacle to safely navigate to their goal. These flies sum the steering requirements of each task and take an intermediate path, much as humans do. Insect Flight Navigation Predation Air Force Office of Scientific Research http://dx.doi.org...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (3): jeb243687.
Published: 11 February 2022
...Myriam Franzke; Christian Kraus; Maria Gayler; David Dreyer; Keram Pfeiffer; Basil el Jundi ABSTRACT Insects are well known for their ability to keep track of their heading direction based on a combination of skylight cues and visual landmarks. This allows them to navigate back to their nest...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (4): jeb236240.
Published: 25 February 2021
...Klara Kihlström; Brett Aiello; Eric Warrant; Simon Sponberg; Anna Stöckl ABSTRACT Wing integrity is crucial to the many insect species that spend distinct portions of their life in flight. How insects cope with the consequences of wing damage is therefore a central question when studying how robust...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (3): jeb233619.
Published: 5 February 2021
... prot5575 . 10.1101/pdb.prot5575 Engel , P. and Moran , N. A. ( 2013 ). The gut microbiota of insects - diversity in structure and function . FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 37 , 699 - 735 . 10.1111/1574-6976.12025 Evans , J. M. , Day , J. P. , Cabrero , P. , Dow , J...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (2): jeb237289.
Published: 28 January 2021
... unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium provided that the original work is properly attributed. Highlighted Article: Motion tracing, acoustic recording and micro-CT imaging reveal a unique ultrasonic organ in a relict insect. Statistical quantification of organ morphology...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb225599.
Published: 22 December 2020
...Yonatan Meresman; Gal Ribak ABSTRACT To manoeuvre in air, flying animals produce asymmetric flapping between contralateral wings. Unlike the adjustable vertebrate wings, insect wings lack intrinsic musculature, preventing active control over wing shape during flight. However, the wings elastically...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (22): jeb229732.
Published: 17 November 2020
... . Nature   430 , 781 - 785 . 10.1038/nature02787 Hedwig , B. and Stumpner , A. ( 2016 ). Central neural processing of sound signals in insects . In Insect Hearing (ed. G. S.   Pollack , A. C.   Mason , A. N.   Popper and R. R.   Fay ), pp. 177 - 214 . Cham...
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