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Behavioural and morphological adaptations to tidal inundation in the adult wood boring weevil Pselactus spadix Herbst
1999 - IRG/WP 99-10308
Pselactus spadix tunnels wood in the mid intertidal to high intertidal zones and is submersed for several hours with each tide. The submergence and subsequent recovery behaviour, together with sub elytral morphology of P. spadix was investigated and compared to a terrestrial wood borer of the same subfamily Euophryum confine. An investigation of adult activity following submersion in seawater show...
P Oevering, A J Pitman