Physiology of metal adaptation in the isopod Porcellio scaber
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Physiology of metal adaptation in the isopod Porcellio scaber by Marianne HenriГ«tte Donker

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Published by Febodruk in Enschede .
Written in English


  • Porcellio scaber -- Effect of metals on.,
  • Invertebrates -- Effect of metals on.,
  • Metals -- Toxicology.,
  • Metals -- Environmental aspects.

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Statementdoor Marianne Henriëtte Donker.
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p. :
Number of Pages117
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Open LibraryOL22143828M

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  The terrestrial isopod, Porcellio scaber, was susceptible to subzero temperature: both freezing and chilling were injurious. The level of cold hardiness against chilling and freezing showed different patterns in their seasonal variation. The lower lethal temperature causing 50% mortality, an indicator of the tolerance to chilling, ranged from°C in August to°C in by: a, v';/I ELSEVIER Environmental Pollution 99 () ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION Reduced survival and body size in the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber from a metal-polluted environment D.T. Jones*, S.P. Hopkin Ecotoxicology Group, School of Animal and Microbial Sciences, University of Reading, PO Box , Reading RG6 6A J, UK Received 4 July ; accepted 4 November Cited by: This symposium is the first in ten years to survey terrestrial isopods, a group which includes thousands of species of woodlice existing throughout the temperate and tropical regions. Providing a wide range of views, the contributors consider the physiology, classification, and ecology of isopods, including such topics as the neuroendocrinology of growth and moulting, feeding behavior. Heavy-metal adaptation in terrestrial invertebrates: A review of occurrence, genetics, physiology and ecological consequences of adaptation in natural populations of the isopod Porcellio.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Individuals of woodlice (Porcellio scaber, Latreille ) were collected from a control site near the town Myszków, Southern specimens of 10–15 mm in length and a mean body mass of 50 mg were selected in the test. Both sexes of woodlice were used and kept in groups of 10 in plastic boxes (16 × 10 × 5 cm), with a 5 mm gypsum bottom to keep the moisture, in a h light:dark. made of growth (increase of body mass) of the isopod Porcellio scaberunder four constant temperature regimes (12, 16, 20, 24 °C), and four different exposures to cadmium (0, 0, 014 and 031 µmol g–1in the diet), in a factorial experiment. 2. There were significant effects on growth rate for both cadmium and temperature,Cited by: Some observations on respiration in the terrestrial isopod, Porcellio scaber Latreille. T ransactions of the American Microscopical Society 55 (4): - Bursell, E.

Hughes ional influences of the sixth leg in turn alternation of the terrestrial isopod, Porcellio scaber Biol. Behav., 15 (), pp. Google ScholarCited by: 7. Guest book: Background information. Porcellio scaber is probably the most common woodlouse in New Zealand. Although it is a native of Europe it must have arrived in this country along with the first european settlers. Woodlice are often found in the upper layers of compost heaps, under rotting planks or logs, under sacks or stones and in other. Reinhard Dallinger (born 2 April in Laives, South Tyrol) is an Austrian zoologist and professor of zoology and ecotoxicology at the University of Innsbruck (retired since 1 October ). He works in the field of biochemistry and physiology of trace element metabolism of invertebrate animals and in the field of environmental toxicology of metals in terrestric and aquatic : Zoology. In isopods from mesic habitats (Oniscus, Porcellio, Armadillidium) photoreaction becomes of less significance than in littoral species, until in some species it reverts to positive (Armadillidium). Sometimes the positive photoreaction occurs only at high temperatures (Porcellio), a pattern of behavior correlated with thermoregulation by.