Water Relations of Terrestrial Arthropods / Edition 1

Water Relations of Terrestrial Arthropods / Edition 1

by Neil F. Hadley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123129907

ISBN-13: 9780123129901

Pub. Date: 07/12/1994

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This book surveys the ways in which land dwelling arthropods deal with water in terrestrial environments. From scorpion to beetle and spider to hover fly, water is a crucial component of activity. This new synthesis and integration of recent research summarizes the ways water is managed by these diverse terrestrial invertebrates. The mechanisms, processes and

Overview

This book surveys the ways in which land dwelling arthropods deal with water in terrestrial environments. From scorpion to beetle and spider to hover fly, water is a crucial component of activity. This new synthesis and integration of recent research summarizes the ways water is managed by these diverse terrestrial invertebrates. The mechanisms, processes and structures employed by arthropods represent evolutionary innovations and compromises. Those fascinated by the limitations and opportunities represented by terrestrial lifestyles will want this new book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123129901
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/12/1994
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Body Water. Cuticular Transpiration. Respiratory Transpiration. Excretion and Osmoregulation. The Uptake of Water. Water Relations of Eggs. Balancing Salts and Water. Thermoregulation and Relations.

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