Rate of Equilibration of the Contents of the Gut of Anopheles quadrimaculatus Larvæ with the Surrounding Medium

@article{FRIEDMAN1963RateOE,
  title={Rate of Equilibration of the Contents of the Gut of Anopheles quadrimaculatus Larv{\ae} with the Surrounding Medium},
  author={S. FRIEDMAN},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1963},
  volume={200},
  pages={605-606}
}
RECENT investigations concerned with the nutrition of culicine larvæ have shown that there is a marked improvement in the growth rate when protein in suspension replaces protein in solution in the medium1. Whatever the final explanation of this phenomenon, a question arises concerning the ability of this larva to filter and use particulate matter from its environment, swallowing very little water in the process. The larvæ of Anopheles species, which, in Nature, consume large quantities of… CONTINUE READING

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