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The mechanical evolution from biting-chewing to piercing-sucking in insects

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Surface contrast enhancement of integumentary structures in X‐ray tomography

Author(s): Peter T. Rühr, Markus Lambertz
Published in: Journal of Anatomy, Issue 235/2, 2017, Page(s) 379-385, ISSN 0021-8782
DOI: 10.1111/joa.13008

The loss of flight in ant workers enabled an evolutionary redesign of the thorax for ground labour

Author(s): Christian Peeters, Roberto A. Keller, Adam Khalife, Georg Fischer, Julian Katzke, Alexander Blanke, Evan P. Economo
Published in: Frontiers in Zoology, Issue 17/1, 2020, ISSN 1742-9994
DOI: 10.1186/s12983-020-00375-9

A biological switching valve evolved in the female of a sex-role reversed cave insect to receive multiple seminal packages

Author(s): Kazunori Yoshizawa, Yoshitaka Kamimura, Charles Lienhard, Rodrigo L Ferreira, Alexander Blanke
Published in: eLife, Issue 7, 2018, ISSN 2050-084X
DOI: 10.7554/elife.39563

Analysis of modularity and integration suggests evolution of dragonfly wing venation mainly in response to functional demands

Author(s): Alexander Blanke
Published in: Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Issue 15/145, 2018, Page(s) 20180277, ISSN 1742-5689
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0277

A biomechanical analysis of prognathous and orthognathous insect head capsules: evidence for a many-to-one mapping of form to function

Author(s): A. Blanke, M. Pinheiro, P. J. Watson, M. J. Fagan
Published in: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Issue 31/5, 2018, Page(s) 665-674, ISSN 1010-061X
DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13251

Location and arrangement of campaniform sensilla in Drosophila melanogaster

Author(s): Gesa F. Dinges, Alexander S. Chockley, Till Bockemühl, Kei Ito, Alexander Blanke, Ansgar Büschges
Published in: Journal of Comparative Neurology, 2020, ISSN 0021-9967
DOI: 10.1002/cne.24987

The Early Evolution of Biting–Chewing Performance in Hexapoda

Author(s): Alexander Blanke
Published in: Insect Mouthparts - Form, Function, Development and Performance, Issue 5, 2019, Page(s) 175-202
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-29654-4_6