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Links to Articles and Abstracts about Manduca
We have pulled together several categories of links to
provide a wide range of starting points for further
investigation. If you know of other sites we should link,
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a Wing and a Vortex
- This very interesting, accessible article discusses
Charles Ellington's work at Cambridge University. He has
used Manduca sexta moths (and giant Manduca models--see
photo with article) to find out how insects fly. The
article, from New Scientist, is by Martin Brookes.
Three related scientific articles published in the
Journal for Experimental Biology are available on-line:
(abstracts are free; full text is available only to
The Journal of
- Try a search using "Manduca sexta" as the key terms.
Articles from the previous two years are available as
abstract-only; previous articles, back to 1994, are
available in full text. Articles are astonishingly
wide-ranging; many different aspects of M. sexta's
biology are being actively studied.