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Effect of particulate contamination on adhesive ability and repellence in two species of ant (Hymenoptera; Formicidae) (2012)
Journal Article
Anyon, M. J., Orchard, M. J., Buzza, D. M. A., Humphries, S., & Kohonen, M. M. (2012). Effect of particulate contamination on adhesive ability and repellence in two species of ant (Hymenoptera; Formicidae). The journal of experimental biology, 215(4), 605-616. doi:10.1242/jeb.063578

Tarsal adhesive pads are crucial for the ability of insects to traverse their natural environment. Previous studies have demonstrated that for both hairy and smooth adhesive pads, significant reduction in adhesion can occur because of contamination o... Read More