Bettina Kühne

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The structure of the trachea and lung of Siphonops annulatus was studied in ten specimens of routinely fed animals. The trachea is constituted mainly by incomplete cartilage rings lined by a respiratory epithelium (ciliated and mucous cells) with variable morphology according to the region observed. A rich vascularization of this organ suggests its(More)
In insects, habitat selection should be most distinctly effected by females during oviposition, and this choice should directly affect the performance of the less mobile offspring stages. To date, this behaviour has been poorly investigated in carabid beetles. This study examines sexual differences in microhabitat selection as well as egg-laying behaviour(More)
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