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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 (11): jeb244097.
Published: 8 June 2022
...R. Meldrum Robertson; Christopher D. Moyes ABSTRACT Rapid cold hardening (RCH) is a type of phenotypic plasticity that delays the occurrence of chill coma in insects. Chill coma is mediated by a spreading depolarization of neurons and glia in the CNS, triggered by a failure of ion homeostasis. We...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (9): jeb243966.
Published: 29 April 2022
... on growth and metabolic rate in the tenebrionid beetles Alphitobius diaperinus and Tenebrio molitor . J. Insect Physiol. 107 , 89 - 96 . 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.02.010 Burggren , W. , Souder , B. M. and Ho , D. H. ( 2017 ). Metabolic rate and hypoxia tolerance are affected...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (4): jeb243568.
Published: 15 February 2022
.... , Cazzolato , B. S. , Grainger , S. and O'Carroll , D. C. ( 2017 ). Performance of an insect-inspired target tracker in natural conditions . Bioinspir. Biomim. 12 , 025006 . 10.1088/1748-3190/aa5b48 Borenstein , J. and Koren , Y. ( 1989 ). Real-time obstacle avoidance...
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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
.... Highlighted Article: Drosophila experimentally deprived of their gut microbiome display changes in learning and memory, and in the duration of sleep under standard conditions and following sleep deprivation. Learning Sleep recovery Anxiety Circadian rhythm Locomotor activity Insect Axenic...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (2): jeb237289.
Published: 28 January 2021
... insect. Statistical quantification of organ morphology reveals sexually driven loss of the organ in males. Grig Insect Bioacoustics Predation Secondary defences Ancient Invertebrates have evolved a remarkable array of modes of communication, from chemical markers and aposematic colours...
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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
... arena indicated that their sound-localization behavior is not a reflexive response but a complicated process including multiple behavioral strategies switched by internal state transition. Gryllus bimaculatus Approach phase Insect Local search Mating behavior Auditory Animals must...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (18): jeb223784.
Published: 28 September 2020
...Hans Pohl; Elena V. Gorb; Stanislav N. Gorb ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to find out how strongly the parasitic insect Stylops ovinae , which has tarsi equipped with tenent hairs and lacking claws, attaches to different substrates. We investigated adhesion of male S. ovinae to the abdomen...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (15): jeb225821.
Published: 13 August 2020
..., and treating mosquitoes with lysozyme reduces the heart rate in a manner reminiscent of the infection phenotype. These data demonstrate an exciting new facet of the integration between the immune and circulatory systems of insects, whereby a hemocyte-produced factor with immune activity, namely nitric oxide...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (14): jeb203224.
Published: 30 July 2020
... disciplines that has accumulated over the last two decades indicates how small insects with body sizes much smaller than the wavelength of the sound of interest achieve a localisation performance that is similar to that of mammals. This Review starts by describing the distinction between tympanal ears...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (12): jeb223800.
Published: 19 June 2020
... on multiple visual cues independent of their migratory context. Navigation Insect Vision Sun compass Landmarks Lepidoptera Despite their tiny brains, insects exhibit incredible orientation behaviors that range from simple compass orientation ( Byrne et al., 2003 ; el Jundi et al., 2019...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (8): jeb220608.
Published: 23 April 2020
...Flora Borne; Alexander Kovalev; Stanislav Gorb; Virginie Courtier-Orgogozo ABSTRACT Insects produce a variety of adhesives for diverse functions such as locomotion, mating, and egg or pupal anchorage to substrates. Although they are important for the biology of organisms and potentially represent...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (3): jeb217703.
Published: 3 February 2020
...-licence-1-1/ Summary: Eyes of chestnut tiger butterflies have UV-, blue- and green-sensitive cells and they are also polarization sensitive, which may be useful for visual orientation during migration. Photoreceptor Vision Insect Migration Spectral sensitivity The visual system...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (22): jeb211862.
Published: 21 November 2019
... played no apparent role in sound reception. We propose that hearing functions to prevent attacks by aerial insect predators and parasitoids, which produce flight sounds in the frequency range to which the caterpillars are sensitive. This research lays the foundation for further investigations...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (20): jeb198705.
Published: 16 October 2019
... High walking speed Insect Inter-leg coordination Aerial phases Cataglyphis bombycina , better known as the silver ant of the Saharan desert, the Sinai and the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula, occupies the niche of a thermophilic scavenger. This implies foraging activity during the midday...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (13): jeb199406.
Published: 5 July 2019
... this information. Flight tunnel experiments have been crucial for our understanding of how insects use optic flow for flight control in confined spaces. However, previous work mainly focused on species from two insect orders: Hymenoptera and Diptera. We therefore set out to investigate whether the previously...
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