Table 1.

Percent changes in body mass and in normoxic breathing parameters from early to late stage within an instar

InstarBody massBreaths min-1Tidal volumeWhole-animal CO2Mass-specific CO2
183*-174067*-8.1
362*53*13-31*
590*3454*-19*
Adult61*72*-49*52*-3.6
  • Asterisks indicate a significant change from early to late stage in an instar (P<0.1).