Ventilatory muscle activity in restrained and free-swimming dragonfly larvae (Odonata: Anisoptera)

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The roles of certain abdominal muscles in ventilatory behaviour are discussed and illustrated with records of muscular activity obtained mainly from free-swimming animals. The following muscles are shown to be active during normal ventilation (V n): respiratory and anterior dorso-ventrals (RDV and ADV), longitudinal tergal (LT), diaphragm, sub-intestinal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00611961

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@article{Pickard2004VentilatoryMA, title={Ventilatory muscle activity in restrained and free-swimming dragonfly larvae (Odonata: Anisoptera)}, author={Robert S. Pickard and Peter J. Mill}, journal={Journal of comparative physiology}, year={2004}, volume={96}, pages={37-52} }