Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Gill

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1100

A respiratory structure found in immature aquatic insects, through which they obtain dissolved oxygen. Gills take various forms, and are found at various locations.

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