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- Davis, Andrew K., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Insects 2017 v.8 no.4
- Nematoda; Odontotaenius disjunctus; adults; blood; cardiac output; heart rate; hemolymph; insects; parasites; parasitism; physiological response; predators
- ... There are many events in the lives of insects where rapid, effective stress reactions are needed, including fighting conspecifics to defend territories, evading predators, and responding to wounds. A key element of the stress reaction is elevation of heartrate (HR), for enhancing distribution of blood (hemolymph) to body compartments. We conducted two experiments designed to improve understanding ...
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