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Fig. 3 | BMC Zoology

Fig. 3

From: Micro-CT imaging of live insects using carbon dioxide gas-induced hypoxia as anesthetic with minimal impact on certain subsequent life history traits

Fig. 3

3D-CT reconstruction of live anesthetized female and male true armyworm adults at 1d and 4d demonstrating the feasibility of repeated scanning of the same individual longitudinally. Sagittal views of (a) 3D-volume of the female (♀) and male (♂) body exoskeleton at 20 μm isotropic voxel spacing; (b) 3D-MPR (multi-planar reformatted) views of the whole body showing the internal structures; and (c) the tracheal system. Protocol 3 was used to image the same individuals at days 1 (sexually immature) and 4 (sexually mature). For renderings of these serial scans, see Additional files 11: Videos S3, Additional files 12: Videos S3 and Additional files 13: Videos S4, Additional files 14: Videos S4 for 1and 4 d-old female adult, respectively; and Additional files 15: Videos S5, Additional files 16: Videos S5 and Additional files 17: Videos S6, Additional files 18: Videos S6 for 1and 4 d-old male adults, respectively

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