Anaerobiosis in the Overwintering Beetle Pelophila borealis

@article{ConradiLarsen1973AnaerobiosisIT,
  title={Anaerobiosis in the Overwintering Beetle Pelophila borealis},
  author={Else-Margrete Conradi-Larsen and Lauritz S{\o}mme},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1973},
  volume={245},
  pages={388-390}
}
  • Else-Margrete Conradi-Larsen, Lauritz Sømme
  • Published 1973
  • Biology
  • Nature
  • AT Finse, situated at 1,200 m above sea level in the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda, Norway, adult Pelophila borealis (Coleoptera, Carabidae) overwinter in the soil of a sedimentation flat1. During the winter the flat is periodically flooded by the adjacent river, and consequently covered by a layer of ice. Sixty to 120 cm of snow covers the ground from late September until early June. Soil temperatures at the beetle's overwintering sites are normally slightly below 0° C, but rarely drop… CONTINUE READING
    34 Citations
    Cold hardiness in invertebrate poikilotherms
    • 101
    Immersion tolerance in rangeland grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
    • 15
    • Highly Influenced
    Life on the edge: insect ecology in arctic environments.
    • 143

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 10 REFERENCES