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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (4): 599–606.
Published: 15 February 2011
... counteracting force than males, probably as a result of gender-specific changes in the composition of the interstitial matrix. Further studies are required to elucidate the structure and function of avian lymphatics and their role in skin rheology. * Author for correspondence ( email@example.com...
J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (19): 3299–3304.
Published: 1 October 2010
... offspring of fleas fed on female hosts. The emergence success of pre-imaginal fleas was relatively high, ranging from 46.9% to 100.0% and averaging 78.4±3.0%, and was not affected by host gender. The duration of development of pre-imaginal fleas depended on the gender of the host of parents and differed...
J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (10): 1429–1435.
Published: 15 May 2009
...) the size of a blood meal would be greater from a male than a female host and (2) female fleas will produce more eggs when exploiting a male than a female host. There was no effect of host gender on the mass-specific amount of blood consumed by a flea across eight days of feeding. However, on the first day...