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Microclimatic challenges in global change biology.
Despite decades of work on climate change biology, the scientific community remains uncertain about where and when most species distributions will respond to altered climates. A major barrier is theExpand
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Complex life cycles and the responses of insects to climate change.
Many organisms have complex life cycles with distinct life stages that experience different environmental conditions. How does the complexity of life cycles affect the ecological and evolutionaryExpand
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Cross‐stage consequences of egg temperature in the insect Manduca sexta
Summary 1. An organism’s environment, particularly early in development, can profoundly shape its future phenotypes. While the long-term consequences of embryonic temperature are well studied inExpand
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Insect eggs protected from high temperatures by limited homeothermy of plant leaves
SUMMARY Virtually all aspects of insect biology are affected by body temperature, and many taxa have evolved sophisticated temperature-control mechanisms. All insects, however, begin life as eggs andExpand
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Using acoustic technology to reduce bark beetle reproduction.
BACKGROUND Acoustic signals play a critical role in mate choice, species recognition, communication, territoriality, predator escape and prey selection. Bark beetles, which are significantExpand
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High global diversity of cycloviruses amongst dragonflies.
Members of the family Circoviridae, specifically the genus Circovirus, were thought to infect only vertebrates; however, members of a sister group under the same family, the proposed genusExpand
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Immobile and tough versus mobile and weak: effects of ultraviolet B radiation on eggs and larvae of Manduca sexta
Although indirect effects of solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation on insects are well known (e.g. UV radiation can modify plant chemistry), direct effects of solar radiation on insects have receivedExpand
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Choice of oviposition sites by Manduca sexta and its consequences for egg and larval performance
The preference‐performance hypothesis predicts that female insects should prefer to lay eggs in locations that enhance offspring performance. This study examines the choices of females regardingExpand
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No evidence for the evolution of thermal or desiccation tolerance of eggs among populations of Manduca sexta
Summary 1. Populations within species often occur across divergent habitats and, under the right conditions, can adapt to local conditions. For adult and larval insects, local adaptation inExpand
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The Role of Multimodal Signals in Species Recognition Between Tree-Killing Bark Beetles in a Narrow Sympatric Zone
Abstract When related species coexist, selection pressure should favor evolution of species recognition mechanisms to prevent interspecific pairing and wasteful reproductive encounters. WeExpand
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