Chapter 14. Physiological Aspects of the Two Oscillators That Regulate the Timing of Eclosion in Moths

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Geralyn M. Collins
  1. James W. Truman

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch14

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

How to Cite

Truman, J. W. (1984) Physiological Aspects of the Two Oscillators That Regulate the Timing of Eclosion in Moths, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones (eds R. Porter and G. M. Collins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch14

Author Information

  1. Department of Zoology, NJ-15, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272797518

Online ISBN: 9780470720851

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Keywords:

  • physiological aspects;
  • manduca sexta;
  • circadian systems;
  • circadian gates;
  • steroid hormone

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Role of the Brain in Gating Eclosion-the G System

  • Ecdysteroids, the Preparatory Behaviour and the E System

  • Interactions between the G and E Systems in Determining the time of Eclosion

  • Relationship to the Coupled Oscillators in Drosophila

  • Future Directions

  • References

  • Discussion

  • Pupal Diapause in Munducu Sextu