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Keywords: water loss ratesClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (2): 217–226.
Published: 15 January 2007
... content and water loss rate, higher initial mass, dry mass and more cuticular hydrocarbons than individuals collected during the summer. Thus, the major features of diapause that contribute to the suppression of water loss are the large size of diapausing females (reduction of surface area to volume ratio...