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Thaddeus Becker
Texas A&M
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Spencer Behmer

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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Thaddeus Becker on Wednesday October 21, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to ENTO 306 at Texas A&M University taught by Spencer Behmer in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 43 views. For similar materials see /class/225790/ento-306-texas-a-m-university in Entomology at Texas A&M University.




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Date Created: 10/21/15
Insect Physiology Ento 306 Dr Spencer T Behmer Six legged sex insect reproduction and egg development Synopsis Insect reproductive structures and mating strategies are as diverse as insects This lecture examines the structural aspects of male and female reproductive organs and discusses some of the fascinating sexual behavior of insects It also explores egg structure and embryonic development VOCABULARY Testis Testis follicles Vas deferens Vas efferens Seminal vesicle Accessory gland Spermatophore Spermatophylax Spermatheca Direct insemination Hemocoelic insemination Ovary Ovarioles Oocyte Bursa copulatrix Germarium Vitellarium Oogonium Panoistic ovariole Mesoistic ovariole Trophocyte Telotrophic Polytrophic Euplasm Yolk Follicle Further reading Vitelogenin synthesis Yolk accumulation Corpus cardiacum Corpus allatum Allatotropin Juvenile hormone J H Ecdysone Gonadotropic hormone Triacylglycerid Vitelline envelope Chorion Resportion Ovulation Oviposition Periplasm Cytoplasmic reticulum Micropyle Blastoderm Germ band Ectoderm Mesoderm Endoderm Viviparity Ovoviviparity Parthenogenesis Chapman RF 1998 The Insects Structure and Function 4 Edition Cambridge University Press Cambridge Chapter 12 pp 268 291 Chapter 13 pp 295 321 Chapter 14 pp 325 359 Insect Physiology Ento 306 Dr Spencer T Behmer Breathing Without lungs gaseous exchange in insects Synopsis This lecture looks the respiratory system in insects focusing on the design of the tracheal system including the spiracles It also examines various principles of diffusion and then compares and contrasts the different challenges that terrestrial and aquatic insects must overcome with respect to breathing VOCABULARY Tracheal System Spiracles Tracheae Taenidia Airsacs Tracheoles Atrium Respiration Cellular respiration Organismal respiration Basal metabolism Oxidation Further reading Diffusion Permeability Ventilation Hemolymph displacement Siphon Air bubble Tracheal gill Branchial chamber Plastron Physical gill Caudal vesicle Chapman RF 1998 The Insects Structure and Function 4 Edition Cambridge University Press Cambridge Chapter 17 pp 452 475


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