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phasmid

[′faz·məd]
(invertebrate zoology)
One of a pair of lateral caudal pores which function as chemoreceptors in certain nematodes.
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In sum, Poongsan as an autonomous phasmid becomes an enslaved dog, and then a divine ghost, a sovereign-like terrorist--the turn of a nomadic abject into a ghostly agent of terror is typical in Kim Ki-duk's films including Bin-Jip (2004) and Time (2006).
Eisner T, Morgan RC, Attygalle AB, Smedley SR, Ilerath KB, Meinwald J (1997) Defensive production of quinoline by a phasmid insect (Oreophoetes peruana).
The first is essentially the story of the Lord Howe Island Phasmid. After an introduction to Lord Howe Island and being provided with some background, the story goes on to describe the life cycle and characteristics of the Lord Howe Island Phasmid.
With few studies quantifying the variation between sexual versus asexual reproduction in phasmids (Lamb & Willey 1979), if and how M.
Distinct phasmid in lateral field, located between vulva and anus, at middle between vulva and anus to about 20 [micro]m before anus.
In conclusion, recognition of the selective pressures of autotommy on phasmids may provide insight as to why they are the only order of insects that regularly shed and regenerate lost legs.
But the 3,000 or so species in an insect group called the phasmids take camouflage to an extreme, says Sonja Wedmann of the Institute for Paleontology in Bonn, Germany.
The author of this study conducted further collecting trips to various localities in China and examined various Vietnamese phasmid collections that resulted in the identifications of six new species, two new subspecies and one new combination.
Phasmid. Q - Do you know of any animals that have been saved from extinction on Lord Howe?
The giant walking stick is one of the largest phasmid species in North America and is found in the south central United States (Figure 1; Hebard 1943; Wilkings & Breland 1951).
Etymology.--This new species is named in honor of Professor Chen Shu-Chun (Beijing, China) for his extensive works and contributions to the Chinese phasmid fauna.
The genetically engineered particle, called a phasmid, caused cultures of BCG to glow.