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Keywords: Stick insects
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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (20): 3677–3687.
Published: 15 October 2014
... is illustrated to measure the Young's modulus of the outermost layer of the arolium, i.e. of the epicuticle, of the stick insect Carausius morosus . As a result of the epicuticle being supported by upright fibres, tensile tests allow the determination of the Young's modulus of the epicuticle with hardly...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (1985) 114 (1): 513–519.
Published: 1 January 1985
...H. Cruse ABSTRACT When the movement of one leg of a walking stick insect is interrupted during the power stroke, the force developed by other legs is increased. This effect is shown to occur between all orthogonal nearest-neighbour legs except for the two hind legs. Such effects do not occur...