2023 article

Can behaviour and physiology mitigate effects of warming on ectotherms? A test in urban ants

Youngsteadt, E., Prado, S. G., Keleher, K. J., & Kirchner, M. (2023, January 15). JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY.

author keywords: behavioural thermoregulation; CTmax; Formicidae; heat tolerance; thermal limits; thermal preference
MeSH headings : Animals; Ants / physiology; Hot Temperature; Temperature; Insecta; Climate Change
TL;DR: The results suggest that adaptation and behaviour may not protect common temperate forest ants from a warming climate, and highlight the need to evaluate effects of chronic, sublethal warming on small ectotherms. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
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Added: February 13, 2023