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  • Evolution of Axial Skeleton Diversity across Reptilia 

    Roberts, Lucy
    The axial skeleton is a key diagnostic character of vertebrate animals. Comprising the vertebral column and ribs, the axial skeleton is a support structure from which all appendages of the vertebrate body are suspended. ...
  • Mushroom body expansion and the cognitive ecology of Heliconius butterflies 

    Young, Fletcher
    Heliconius butterflies, a Neotropical genus of approximately 50 species, exhibit a marked expansion of an insect brain structure called the mushroom bodies (MBs), which are 3-4 times larger than in other Lepidoptera, ...
  • Motor control and directional accuracy of phonotaxis in female field crickets 

    Ntelezos, Athanasios
    This thesis addresses two aspects of the phonotactic behavior of female field crickets (Gryllus bimaculatus) as they orient towards singing males: the first one is how the auditory input is integrated into the motor activity ...
  • Freshwater Mussels as Biofilters 

    McIvor, Anna Louise (2004-03)
    Freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) are filter feeders, removing phytoplankton and other suspended particulate matter from the water. The removal of suspended matter from water is often considered desirable, in order ...

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