Economy of arm autotomy
in the mesopelagic squid Octopoteuthis deletron.
Geckos: adaptive significance and energetics of tail autotomy
. Science, 184: 1379-1380.
Several reptile studies have recorded caudal autotomy
with occasional bifurcation occurring in regrowing tails.
This is in accordance with the fact that autotomy
, the process which is close to fission, is neurally mediated [65, 66].
The cost of autotomy
and regeneration in animals: a review and framework for future research.
Seltzer, "Dietary supplementation with the inhibitory amino acid taurine suppresses autotomy
in HA rats," NeuroReport, vol.
in skinks, geckos and some salamanders is well known.
Comparison of autotomy
behavior induced in rats by various clinically used neurectomy methods.
Thus, in her poem "Autotomy
," Wislawa Szymborska appropriates the image of the holothurian (the sea cucumber) and that, when attacked, it splits into two as a defense mechanism.
Two new reports of autotomy
of the tail in rodents.
An intra- and interspecific study of body size and autotomy
as a defense in Orthoptera.
, or appendage loss, is common in many animals, including reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, fish, echinoderms, crustaceans, spiders, and insects (see Maginnis 2006a; Fleming et al.