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Bartholomew, G.A., Lighton, J.R.B. and Louw, G.N. 1985. Energetics of locomotion and patterns of respiration in tenebrionid beetles from the Namib Desert. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 155(2): 155-162


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Energetics of locomotion and patterns of respiration in tenebrionid beetles from the Namib Desert.

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Energetics of locomotion and patterns of respiration in tenebrionid beetles from the Namib Desert.

Year: 1985

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URL: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF00685208


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