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Form and Function of Insect Wings: The Evolution of Biological Structures

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By: Dmitry L Grodnitsky

261 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

Johns Hopkins University Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #94782 | ISBN: 0801860032
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About this book

Discusses recent data on wing kinematics and structure from the point of view of modern insect flight aerodynamics and general evolutionary morphology. Also addresses the question of which features of an organism can be explained by natural selection of given functional variants and which cannot.


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Biography

Dmitry L. Grodnitsky is a senior research fellow at the Sukachev Institute of Forest Research, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Krasnoyarsk).

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