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Keywords: dung beetle
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (20): 3547–3556.
Published: 15 October 2003
... was unlikely to be important in these species. In turn, these studies have been criticized on analytical grounds. In this study we investigated variation in cuticular and respiratory water loss rates in five Scarabaeus dung beetle species, all of which show discontinuous gas exchange cycles, to ascertain...
Journal Articles
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (16): 2489–2497.
Published: 15 August 2002
... The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 Circellium bacchus discontinuous gas exchange cycle respiration spiracle Scarabaeidae dung beetle subelytral cavity The terrestrial dominance of insects is attributed mainly to their ability,amongst other adaptations, to resist desiccation...