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484 of marshes which drops greatly at night, may employ behavioral means to overcome the danger of asphyxiation, such as moving closer to the water surface or even climbing out of the water. Hinton (1968) also pointed out that the waters occupied by plastron-bearers are often subject to changes in level, leaving the insects periodically exposed to atmospheric air. However, desiccation does not present a problem to these insects because the connection between the plastron and internal tissues may be quite restricted. In addition, bulk flow of gas within the plastron is negligible, so that evaporative water loss is small.

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Beekeeping for Beginners

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