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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (6): jeb243119.
Published: 24 March 2022
...John G. Capano; Scott M. Boback; Hannah I. Weller; Robert L. Cieri; Charles F. Zwemer; Elizabeth L. Brainerd ABSTRACT The evolution of constriction and of large prey ingestion within snakes are key innovations that may explain the remarkable diversity, distribution and ecological scope...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2000) 203 (11): 1689–1700.
Published: 1 June 2000
... that, in addition to the changes reported earlier, after parasite emergence (post-emergence), Manduca sexta larvae also showed marked deficits in their ability to ingest food because of a disruption in the function of the frontal ganglion that results in a significant slowing or the absence of peristaltic activity...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (5): 1115–1135.
Published: 1 May 1995
..., with regard to determination of the time of prey ingestion as well as the number of prey items ingested and their masses. Units were deployed in nine species of free-living seabirds, where feeding conditions were uncontrolled, eight species of captive seabirds, where feeding conditions could be partially...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 137 (1): 513–527.
Published: 1 July 1988
...Charles M. Lent; Karsten H. Fliegner; Edward Freedman; Michael H. Dickinson ABSTRACT Ingestion lasts 25 min in Hirudo medicinalis and is characterized by pharyngeal peristalsis which fills the crop. This peristalsis has an initial rate of 2·4 Hz which decays smoothly to 1·2 Hz at termination...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 131 (1): 1–15.
Published: 1 September 1987
...C. M. Lent; M. H. Dickinson ABSTRACT Hungry leeches, Hirudo medicinalis , ingest blood meals averaging 890% of their mass in 29min. Ingestion is terminated as a result of distension of the body: experimentally distending leeches as they feed causes an immediate cessation of ingestion and inhibits...
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J Exp Biol (1984) 110 (1): 91–98.
Published: 1 May 1984
... of Biologists 1984 Gas exchange ingestion tadpole The gills and associated respiratory pumps of many aquatic vertebrates either function directly in feeding or cease normal operation temporarily when feeding occurs ( Lauder, 1984 ). Thus, feeding and respiration in the buccopharynx may pose...