Philip G D Matthews

Summary

Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Discontinuous gas exchange, water loss, and metabolism in Protaetia cretica (Cetoniinae, Scarabaeidae)
    Philip G D Matthews
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 85:174-82. 2012
  2. pmc A test of the oxidative damage hypothesis for discontinuous gas exchange in the locust Locusta migratoria
    Philip G D Matthews
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Biol Lett 8:682-4. 2012
  3. doi Oxygen binding properties of backswimmer (Notonectidae, Anisops) haemoglobin, determined in vivo
    Philip G D Matthews
    Environmental Biology, Darling Building, DP 418, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Insect Physiol 57:1698-706. 2011
  4. doi Regulation of gas exchange and haemolymph pH in the cockroach Nauphoeta cinerea
    Philip G D Matthews
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 214:3062-73. 2011
  5. doi Symmorphosis and the insect respiratory system: a comparison between flight and hopping muscle
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 215:3324-33. 2012
  6. doi Allometric scaling of discontinuous gas exchange patterns in the locust Locusta migratoria throughout ontogeny
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 215:3388-93. 2012
  7. doi Symmorphosis and the insect respiratory system: allometric variation
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 214:3225-37. 2011
  8. doi Scaling of resting and maximum hopping metabolic rate throughout the life cycle of the locust Locusta migratoria
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 214:3218-24. 2011
  9. doi Physical gills in diving insects and spiders: theory and experiment
    Roger S Seymour
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 216:164-70. 2013
  10. doi Maximum metabolic rate, relative lift, wingbeat frequency and stroke amplitude during tethered flight in the adult locust Locusta migratoria
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 215:3317-23. 2012

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi Discontinuous gas exchange, water loss, and metabolism in Protaetia cretica (Cetoniinae, Scarabaeidae)
    Philip G D Matthews
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 85:174-82. 2012
    ..Alternatively, the observed reduction in water loss during DGCs may be a side effect of a nonadaptive gas exchange pattern that is elicited during periods of inactivity...
  2. pmc A test of the oxidative damage hypothesis for discontinuous gas exchange in the locust Locusta migratoria
    Philip G D Matthews
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Biol Lett 8:682-4. 2012
    ..These results are consistent with a respiratory control mechanism that functions to satisfy O(2) requirements by maintaining PO(2) above a critical level, not defend against high levels of O(2)...
  3. doi Oxygen binding properties of backswimmer (Notonectidae, Anisops) haemoglobin, determined in vivo
    Philip G D Matthews
    Environmental Biology, Darling Building, DP 418, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Insect Physiol 57:1698-706. 2011
    ..Potential errors associated with determining the OEC are small, as evaluated with sensitivity analyses in numerical models...
  4. doi Regulation of gas exchange and haemolymph pH in the cockroach Nauphoeta cinerea
    Philip G D Matthews
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 214:3062-73. 2011
    ..This pattern continues to maintain gas exchange, but with less precision...
  5. doi Symmorphosis and the insect respiratory system: a comparison between flight and hopping muscle
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 215:3324-33. 2012
    ..4×10(8) μm(3) g(-1) in the hopping muscles. Therefore, symmorphosis is upheld in the design of the tracheal system, but not in relation to the amount of mitochondria, which might be due to other factors operating at the molecular level...
  6. doi Allometric scaling of discontinuous gas exchange patterns in the locust Locusta migratoria throughout ontogeny
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 215:3388-93. 2012
    ....
  7. doi Symmorphosis and the insect respiratory system: allometric variation
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 214:3225-37. 2011
    ..99±0.16), and the anatomical radial diffusing capacity of the tracheoles, M(b)(0.99±0.18). Therefore, the principles of symmorphosis are upheld at each step of the oxygen cascade in the respiratory system of the migratory locust...
  8. doi Scaling of resting and maximum hopping metabolic rate throughout the life cycle of the locust Locusta migratoria
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 214:3218-24. 2011
    ....
  9. doi Physical gills in diving insects and spiders: theory and experiment
    Roger S Seymour
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 216:164-70. 2013
    ....
  10. doi Maximum metabolic rate, relative lift, wingbeat frequency and stroke amplitude during tethered flight in the adult locust Locusta migratoria
    Edward P Snelling
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 215:3317-23. 2012
    ....
  11. doi Cockroaches that exchange respiratory gases discontinuously survive food and water restriction
    Natalie G Schimpf
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    Evolution 66:597-604. 2012
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  12. doi Haemoglobin as a buoyancy regulator and oxygen supply in the backswimmer (Notonectidae, Anisops)
    Philip G D Matthews
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Darling Building, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 211:3790-9. 2008
    ..Using measurements of air-store P(O(2)) and volume, it was calculated that during a dive the haemoglobin and air-store contribute 0.25 and 0.26 microl of oxygen, respectively...
  13. doi Reversible brain inactivation induces discontinuous gas exchange in cockroaches
    Philip G D Matthews
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 216:2012-6. 2013
    ..This demonstrates that DGCs can arise due to a decrease in brain activity and a change in the underlying regulation of gas exchange, and are not necessarily a simple consequence of low respiratory demand...
  14. doi Performance correlates of resting metabolic rate in garden skinks Lampropholis delicata
    Lucy Merritt
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, 4072, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 183:663-73. 2013
    ..Whole-animal measures of aerobic capacity and RMR were significantly positively correlated, but mass-independent measures were not. Burst sprinting speed and thermal preference were also not correlated with RMR. ..
  15. doi Compressible gas gills of diving insects: measurements and models
    Philip G D Matthews
    Environmental Biology, Darling Building, DP 418, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Insect Physiol 56:470-9. 2010
    ..The effectiveness of a gas gill as a respiratory organ is also demonstrated by determining the critical P(O(2)) of the water bug and comparing this with measured gas gill P(O(2)) and calculated V(O(2)) ...
  16. doi Cockroaches breathe discontinuously to reduce respiratory water loss
    Natalie G Schimpf
    School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4000, Australia
    J Exp Biol 212:2773-80. 2009
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  17. ncbi Diving insects boost their buoyancy bubbles
    Philip G D Matthews
    Environmental Biology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5005, Australia
    Nature 441:171. 2006
    ..This enables them to maintain their position in the water column without continually swimming...
  18. ncbi Balancing the competing requirements of saltatorial and fossorial specialisation: burrowing costs in the spinifex hopping mouse, Notomys alexis
    Craig R White
    Environmental Biology, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia 5005
    J Exp Biol 209:2103-13. 2006
    ..The high terrestrial speeds attainable by this semi-fossorial species by saltatory locomotion apparently outweigh the energetic savings that would be associated with burrowing specialisation...
  19. doi A manipulative test of competing theories for metabolic scaling
    Craig R White
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Am Nat 178:746-54. 2011
    ..Uniquely, this model predicts the absolute value of B, emphasizes that there is no single scaling exponent of B, and demonstrates that a single model can explain the variation in B seen in nature...
  20. doi Discontinuous gas exchange in insects: is it all in their heads?
    Philip G D Matthews
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Am Nat 177:130-4. 2011
    ..We conclude that this pattern results from the thoracic and abdominal ganglia regulating ventilation in the absence of control from higher neural centers, and it is indicative of a sleeplike state...
  21. ncbi In situ measurement of calling metabolic rate in an Australian mole cricket, Gryllotalpa monanka
    Craig R White
    Environmental Biology School of Earth and Environmental Sciences The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 150:217-21. 2008
    ..89 g) during flight. A male mole cricket is estimated to consume 5.9 ml of oxygen during construction of a calling burrow and a 1-h calling bout; by comparison, a flying female would consume a similar volume in less than 6 min...
  22. pmc Standard metabolic rate is associated with gestation duration, but not clutch size, in speckled cockroaches Nauphoeta cinerea
    Natalie G Schimpf
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    Biol Open 1:1185-91. 2012
    ..Future work should consider longitudinal, ontogenetic as well as selective and quantitative genetic breeding approaches to fully examine the associations between metabolism and fitness...
  23. doi Stomata actively regulate internal aeration of the sacred lotus Nelumbo nucifera
    Philip G D Matthews
    Environmental Biology, University of Adelaide, Darling Building, DP 418, Adelaide, South Australia, 5005, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 37:402-13. 2014
    ..This behaviour ventilates the rhizome and possibly directs benthic CO2 towards photosynthesis in the leaves. These results demonstrate a novel function for stomata: the active regulation of convective airflow. ..
  24. pmc The role of thermogenesis in the pollination biology of the Amazon waterlily Victoria amazonica
    Roger S Seymour
    Environmental Biology, University of Adelaide Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Ann Bot 98:1129-35. 2006
    ..Floral heating is therefore hypothesized to be a direct energy reward to endothermic beetles, in addition to its accepted role in enhancing scent production...