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Keywords: cryoprotective dehydrationClose
Michael A. Elnitsky, Scott A. L. Hayward, Joseph P. Rinehart, David L. Denlinger, Richard E. Lee, Jr
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (4): 524–530.
Published: 15 February 2008
..., and severely desiccating conditions. This environment, along with the fact that larvae possess a high rate of water loss and are extremely tolerant of desiccation, may promote the use of cryoprotective dehydration as a strategy for winter survival. This study investigates the capacity of larvae to resist...