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Sodium, Potassium and Calcium Ions in the Hæmolymph of Oncopeltus fasciatus (Dallas)


THE inorganic constituents in the hæmolymph of insects have been investigated in many orders, according to the report of Florkin1. There is a dearth of information in the order Hemiptera. Mature adults of this species were used in this investigation.

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  1. Florkin, M., Archives Internationales de Physiologie, 61 (1953).

  2. Barsa, M., J. Gen. Phys., 38 (1954).

  3. Clark and Craig, Physiol. Zool., 26 (1953).

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MULLEN, J. Sodium, Potassium and Calcium Ions in the Hæmolymph of Oncopeltus fasciatus (Dallas). Nature 180, 813–814 (1957).

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