By Alexey A. Polilov

ISBN-10: 3319394975

ISBN-13: 9783319394978

ISBN-10: 3319394991

ISBN-13: 9783319394992

This booklet addresses microinsects, their constitution and their changes from higher kin. furthermore, it discusses structural alterations that accompany severe diminution in dwelling organisms, evolutionary innovations that support bugs to dwell within the microworld, and components that restrict the dimensions of animals. It additionally takes a cautious examine the capability merits of the examine of microinsects for fixing biotechnological and primary medical difficulties. Miniaturization is not just a pattern in know-how: it's also one of many traits within the evolution of lifestyles. a few of the difficulties glossy engineers are nonetheless being affected by have been solved by means of nature thousands of years in the past. the area of microscopic organisms, invisible to the bare eye, is throughout us. Microinsects — the super varied diversity of miniature bugs below a millimeter lengthy — are some of the most exciting elements of this microworld. Having developed to the dimensions of unicellular organisms, the smallest bugs controlled not just to maintain their structural complexity, but additionally to adapt a few novel positive aspects no longer present in better insects.

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Golub, N. , & Kuznetzova, V. G. (2001). Эвoлюциoнныe пpeoбpaзoвaния cтpyктypы ceмeнникoв и яичникoв y ceнoeдoв, пyxoeдoв и вшeй (Psocoptera, Phthiraptera: Mallophaga, Anoplura) (Evolutionary transformations of testes and ovaries in booklice, birdlice, and sucking lice (Psocoptera, Phthiraptera: Mallophaga, Anoplura)). Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 80(3), 557–577. Finlayson, L. H. (1949). The life-history and anatomy of Lepinotus patruelis Pearman (Psocoptera–Atropidae). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 119(2), 301–323.

Peritrophic membrane not found. Hindgut divided into small intestine and rectum, small intestine forming short loop. Rectum with several rectal ampullae. Boundary between mid- and hindgut bearing four Malpighian tubules, shaped as long slender tubes that form several loops in posterior half of abdomen. Circulatory system and fat body Circulatory system represented by heart and long slender aorta, other vessels not found. Two Malpighian tubules attached to heart via slender cords on apices of Malpighian tubules.

Golub, N. , & Kuznetzova, V. G. (2001). Эвoлюциoнныe пpeoбpaзoвaния cтpyктypы ceмeнникoв и яичникoв y ceнoeдoв, пyxoeдoв и вшeй (Psocoptera, Phthiraptera: Mallophaga, Anoplura) (Evolutionary transformations of testes and ovaries in booklice, birdlice, and sucking lice (Psocoptera, Phthiraptera: Mallophaga, Anoplura)). Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 80(3), 557–577. Finlayson, L. H. (1949). The life-history and anatomy of Lepinotus patruelis Pearman (Psocoptera–Atropidae). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 119(2), 301–323.

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