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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 87–88 | Cite as

Absorption d'eau atmosphérique par la larve deTinea pellionella L. (Lepidoptera: Tineidae)

  • G. Chauvine
  • G. Vannier
Specialia

Absorption of water vapour by the larvae ofTinea pellionella L. (Lepidoptera: Tineidae)

Summary

The larvae ofTinea pellionella is able to take up water vapour from an unsaturated air of 93% relative humidity. This uptake is spasmodic.

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Chauvine
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Vannier
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Biologie AnimalePremier CycleRennes CedexFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire d'Ecologie Générale du Muséum NationalBrunoyFrance

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