When larvae of anisopteran dragonflies are kept in hypertonic external media of diluted sea water different observations lead to the supposition that the haemolymph volume changes. It is shown in this paper that the blood volume increases markedly in larvae, kept in hypertonic media.


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J. Moens. (1975). Changes of haemolymph volume in larvae of Anax imperator Leach and Aeshna cyanea (Müller) during starvation in different experimental media (Anisoptera: Aeshnidae). Odonatologica, 4(4), 219–224.