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Water Relations of Terrestrial Arthropods

By: N Hadley

Academic Press

Hardback | Aug 1994 | #34897 | ISBN: 0123129907
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About this book

Surveys the way in which land-dwelling arthropods deal with water in terrestrial environments, focusing on the evolutionary innovations and compromises employed by such diverse invertebrates as scorpions, beetles, hoverflies and spiders.


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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