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201-238. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Oxford and New York Larsson, K. and Lundstrom, I. (1976). Liquid crystalline phases in biological model systems. A d v . Chem. Ser. 152, 43-70 Lees, A. D. (1947). Transpiration and the structure of the epicuticle in ticks. J . Exp. Biol. 23, 397-410 Locke, M. (1941). Pore canals and related structures in insect cuticle. J . Biophys. Biochem. Cytol. 10, 5 89-6 18 Locke, M. (1965). Permeability of insect cuticle to water and lipids. Science 147, 295-298 Locke, M. (1974).

Insect physiologists have not appreciated the biophysical complexities of the problems and even tend to a simplistic view of the integument. A similar confusion existed in plant eco-physiology until about ten years ago. The analytical framework for the study of plant biophysics is now well established and it is to be hoped that a similar prospect is in store for the study of transpiration in relation to cuticle structure and environmental conditions for insects. Acknowledgement I am indepted to D r A.

2 , 67-129 Beament, J. W. L. (1965). The active transport of water: evidence, models and mechanisms. Symp. SOC. Exp. Biol. 19, 273-298 Beament, J. W. L. (1967). Lipid layers and membrane models. In “Insects and Physiology” (Eds J. W. L. Beament and J. E. Treherne) pp. 303-313. Oliver and Boyd, London Beament, J. W. L. (1976). ‘The ecology of cuticle. In “The Insect Integument” (Ed. H. R. Hepburn) pp. 359-374. Elsevier, Amsterdam Beatty, I. M. and Gilby, A. R. (1969). The major hydrocarbon of a cockroach cuticular wax.

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