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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (19): 3535–3544.
Published: 1 October 2014
... capture, as it holds stronger the faster the struggling prey moves. Cryo-scanning electron microscopy of snap-frozen harvestmen with glued springtails revealed that the gluey secretions have a high affinity to wet the microstructured cuticle of collembolans, which was previously reported to be barely...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (1): 179–184.
Published: 1 January 2012
... that the difference in force reduction on rough substrata depends on the dimensions of terminal contact elements (spatulae). * Author for correspondence ( sgorb@zoologie.uni-kiel.de ) 6 10 2011 © 2012. 2012 attachment adhesion friction biomechanics cuticle microstructure Arthropoda...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (23): 3269–3272.
Published: 1 December 1999
... cycle, the material was in a state different from its original state, to which it returned only partially and/or slowly. Internal ‘microstructural’ prestresses are considered as an explanation for the mechanical behaviour seen in Aristolochia macrophylla and several other plants. * e-mail: spatz...