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Advances in Insect Physiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081028421, 9780081028438

Advances in Insect Physiology, Volume 56

1st Edition

Serial Editor: Russell Jurenka
eBook ISBN: 9780081028438
Hardcover ISBN: 9780081028421
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 20th May 2019
Page Count: 353
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Table of Contents

1. Flight-fecundity tradeoffs in wing-monomorphic insects
Natasha Tigreros and Goggy Davidowitz
2. Mechanisms regulating phenotypic plasticity in wing polyphenic insects
Abigail M. Hayes, Mark D. Lavine, Hiroki Gotoh, Xinda Lin and Laura Corley Lavine
3. The circadian system in insects: Cellular, molecular, and functional organization
Kenji Tomioka and Akira Matsumoto
4. Molecular physiology of insect midgut
Walter R. Terra, Ignacio G. Barroso, Renata O. Dias and Clelia Ferreira
5. The Malpighian tubules and cryptonephric complex in lepidopteran larvae
Dennis Kolosov and Michael J. O'Donnell
6. The physiology of insect families: A door to the study of social evolution
Stephen T. Trumbo
7. Sex ratios in the haplodiploid herbivores, Aleyrodidae and Thysanoptera: A review and tools for study
Elizabeth Canlas Bondy and Martha S. Hunter
8. Insect prostaglandins and other eicosanoids: From molecular to physiological actions
David Stanley and Yonggyun Kim


Advances in Insect Physiology, Volume 56, provides readers with the latest interdisciplinary reviews on the topic. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect chemists, with this new release focusing on the Effects of resource limitation on the strengths of tradeoffs in insect lifecycles, The circadian system in insects: cellular, molecular, and functional organization, Molecular Physiology of the Insect Midgut, The Cryptonephridic system in Lepidoptera, Subsocial insects and the physiology of parental care, Mechanisms regulating phenotypically plastic traits in wing polymorphic insects, and more.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Advances in Insect Physiology series
  • Contains important, comprehensive, and in-depth reviews on insect physiology


Entomologists, zoologists, insect biochemists, and insect physiologists


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About the Serial Editor

Russell Jurenka

Russell Jurenka

Dr. Russell Jurenka is a professor in the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University.

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Iowa State University, USA