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Insect spiracular systems

T. B. Nikam

Insect spiracular systems

by T. B. Nikam

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Published by E. Horwood, Halsted Press in Chichester, West Sussex, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spiracle (Insect anatomy),
  • Insects -- Respiratory organs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementT.B. Nikam and V.V. Khole.
    SeriesEllis Horwood series in entomology and acarology
    ContributionsKhole, V. V. 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL495 .N55 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2050762M
    ISBN 100745802931
    LC Control Number88028410

    Abstract. Insects are among the most successful of land-dwelling organisms; virtually no terrestrial community is without insects. This very extensive radiation throughout the spectrum of terrestrial environments indicates that insects have coped effectively with the most significant problem posed by this lifestyle, viz. , if not most, terrestrial environments are characterized.   Air enters the insect's body through valve-like openings in the exoskeleton. 5. Keilin () classified respiratory system of insects on the basis of the number and distribution of the functional spiracles are: 1. Holopneustic: All functional (2 thorax & 8 abdomen). E.g. Grasshopper 2. Hemipneustic: 1 or 2 non-functional. E.g. larvae 3.

    In insects, gills are usually outgrowths of the tracheal system. They are covered by a thin layer of cuticle that is permeable to both oxygen and carbon dioxide. In mayflies and damselflies, the gills are leaf-like in shape and located on the sides or rear of the abdomen. Spiracle. Spiracles are surrounded by spiracular plates and are the external openings of the tick’s respiratory system. From: Ticks of Trinidad and Tobago - an Overview, Related terms: Ecdysis.

    The Insect Tracheal System Description. This Biology Factsheet: • Describes the role of gas exchange systems. • Outlines the key differences between insect and vertebrate gas exchange systems. • Describes the structure of the insect tracheal system. • Explains how the components of the tracheal system are adapted for their function. An insect’s neuroendocrine system may be responsible for. controlling the type of respiratory pattern employed (discontin- the insect at time of spiracular closure and the rate of oxygen use.


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Insect spiracular systems (Ellis Horwood series in entomology and acarology) Hardcover – January 1, Author: T. B Nikam. Insect spiracular systems. [T B Nikam; V V Khole] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Book: All Authors / Contributors: T B Nikam; V V Khole.

Find more information about: ISBN: Discover the best Insect & Spider Field Guides in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The authors and the publisher are to be complimented for the production of this book summarizing the various aspects of the morphology, development and physiology of the insect spiracular systems.

Emphasis has been given to those aspects of the insect spiracular systems that have received scant attention so far, like functional morphology and ecophysiological : V.

Gupta. Abstract. Book Review: Insect Spiracular Systems By T. Nikam and V. Khole The authors and the publisher are to be complimented for the production of this book summarizing the various aspects of the morphology, development and physiology of the insect spiracular : V.

Gupta. Book Review: \u3ci\u3eInsect Spiracular Systems\u3c/i\u3e By T. Nikam and V. Khole. By V. Gupta. Abstract. The authors and the publisher are to be complimented for the production of this book summarizing the various aspects of the morphology, development and physiology of the insect spiracular systems.

Emphasis has been given to those. Ins. Physiol.,Val. 3, pp. to Pergamon Press Ltd., London. Printed in Great Britain THE NEUROMUSCULAR MECHANISM OF AN INSECT SPIRACULAR MUSCLE G. HOYLE Zoology Department, University of Glasgow, Scotland (Received 28 February ) Abstract-The second thoracic spiracle of the locust Schistocerca gregaria is closed by the action of a small muscle which receives.

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Apparently, in this insect, inhabiting a moist environment, the spiracular control of external respiration is as highly developed as in free-living insects. View Show abstract. Insect Physiol.,Vol. 12, pp. to Pergamon Press Ltd.

Printed in Great Britain SENSORY INNERVATION OF THE SPIRACULAR MUSCLE IN THE TSETSE FLY (GLOSSINA MORSITANS) AND THE LARVA OF THE WAXMOTH GALLERIA MELLONELLA) L.

FINLAYSON Department of Zoology and Comparative Physiology, University of Birmingham (Received 28 May. Physiological Systems in Insects discusses the roles of molecular biology, neuroendocrinology, biochemistry, and genetics in our understanding of insects. All chapters in the new edition are updated, with major revisions to those covering swiftly evolving areas like endocrine, developmental, behavioral, and nervous s: A current model of insect spiracular control suggests that spiracles are controlled by two interacting feedback loops, which produce the discontinuous pattern.

Book. Jan ; V. Physiological Systems in Insects discusses the role of insect molecular biology, nueroendocrinology, biochemistry, and genetics in our understanding of insects.

Organized according to insect physiological functions, this book is fully updated with the latest and foundational research that has influenced understanding of the patterns and processes of insects.

Insect Outbreaks Revisited Insect Outbreaks Revisited In a book called Insect Outbreaks was published and became a “classic” in its fi eld.

Over the last two decades signifi cant advances have been made in our understanding of certain aspects of insect outbreak dynamics and outbreak species and so, in this new volume, the. spiracular control of discontinuous respiration in insects paperback – january 1, by H.A.

Schneiderman (Author)Author: H.A. Schneiderman. Abstract. Three respiratory patterns have been described in insects: Discontinuous, Cyclic and Continuous. The Discontinuous Gas Exchange Cycle (DGC) can be distinguished by the presence of an open phase in which the spiracular valves are fully open, a closed phase during which oxygen concentrations at the tissues are lowered, thereby reducing oxidative damage, and a flutter phase in.

Download Citation | Insect Spiracular Systems: By T. Nikam and V. Khole. Ellis Harwood Edition ISBN Halsted Press Edition ISBN Ellis Harwood Limited. The Insects - by R. Chapman November Introduction. Gaseous exchange in insects occurs through a system of air-filled internal tubes, the tracheal system, the finer branches of which extend to all parts of the body and may become functionally intracellular in muscle fibers.

Insects, being poikilothermic, are among the organisms that are most likely to respond to changes in climate, particularly increased temperatures. Range expansions into new areas, further north and to higher elevations, are already well documented, as are physiological and phenological responses.

Insect digestion: Insects have a “complete digestive system”, meaning there is a mouth and anus rather than a combined organ The abdomen contains the midgut, where most digestion occurs and the organs responsible for waste production and disposal “Stomach” “Kidneys” “Colon” Insect Reproductive Systems Most insects use internal.

Insects have a tracheal respiratory system in which oxygen and carbon dioxide travel primarily through air-filled tubes called tracheae. Usually the tracheal system penetrates the cuticle via closeable valves called spiracles and ends near or within the tissues in tiny tubes called tracheoles.

The tracheae primarily serve as pipes that transport gases between the spiracles and the tracheoles. Abstract. In the vast majority of insects respiration takes place by means of internal air-tubes known as tracheae These ramify through the organs of the body and its appendages, the finest branches being termed air generally enters the tracheae through paired, usually lateral, openings termed spiracles, which are segmentally arranged along the thorax and abdomen.The spiracular and tracheal systems of the lemon-butterfly, Papilio demoleus are described in detail.

The insect has 9 pairs of spiracles of which 2 are located in the thorax and 7 in the abdomen.