LettersDiscussion and Correspondence

RESPIRATION OF INSECTS

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Science  06 May 1927:
Vol. 65, Issue 1688, pp. 446
DOI: 10.1126/science.65.1688.446

Abstract

These experiments would seem to prove that no special spiracles are used for inhaling and others used for exhaling, but rather that all are alike in this respect, as the abdomen expands air is taken in and as the body contracts the gases are exhaled.