Life as a fortress - Structure, function, and adaptive values of morphological and chemical defense in the oribatid mite Euphthiracarus reticulatus (Actinotrichida)

Michael Heethoff*, Adrian Brückner, Sebastian Schmelzle, Mario Schubert, Maria Bräuer, Reinhard Meusinger, Stefan Dötterl, Roy A. Norton, Günther Raspotnig

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Original languageEnglish
Article number3, 7; doi:10.1186/s40850-018-0031-8
JournalBMC Zoology
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

Fields of Science and Technology Classification 2012

  • 106 Biology

Keywords

  • Chemical ecology
  • Defense
  • Delta;-Acaridial
  • Enemy-free space
  • Oil-glands
  • Oribatida
  • Ptychoidy
  • SRμCT

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