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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (6): 915–920.
Published: 15 March 2011
...-off for these insects to adopt hydrophobic technologies, especially on contacting surfaces such as legs and wings. The cranefly is a weak flier, with many species typically found in wet/moist environments where they lay eggs. Water droplets placed on this insect's wings will spontaneously roll off...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (16): 2479–2488.
Published: 15 August 2002
... the force range by which the claw can interact with a substrate, forces generated by the freely moving legs were measured using a load cell force transducer. To obtain information about material properties of the claw, its mechanical strength was tested in a fracture experiment, and the internal structure...