Advances in Insect Physiology

Advances in Insect Physiology

1st Edition - May 20, 2019

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  • Editor: Russell Jurenka
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081028438
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780081028421

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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

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 353
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: May 20, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081028438
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780081028421

About the Serial Editor

Russell Jurenka

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University, USA

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