The role of the subelytral cavity in respiration in a tenebrionid beetle, Onymacris multistriata (Tenebrionidae: Adesmiini).

@article{Duncan2003TheRO,
  title={The role of the subelytral cavity in respiration in a tenebrionid beetle, Onymacris multistriata (Tenebrionidae: Adesmiini).},
  author={F. Duncan},
  journal={Journal of insect physiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={
          339-46
        }
}
  • F. Duncan
  • Published 2003
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of insect physiology
  • This study measured the respiratory patterns in the tenebrionid beetle, Onymacris multistriata, using flow-through respirometry to measure carbon dioxide emission from the mesothoracic spiracles separately and simultaneously with that from around the elytral case. 96% of the total CO(2) emitted was via the mesothoracic spiracles. These spiracles used a discontinuous gas exchange cycle similar to that measured from other tenebrionid beetles. Although the circadian rhythm of the beetles resulted… CONTINUE READING
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