Ant‐mounds as to temperature and sunshine

@article{AndrewsAntmoundsAT,
  title={Ant‐mounds as to temperature and sunshine},
  author={E. A. Andrews},
  journal={Journal of Morphology},
  volume={44}
}
The ant Formica exsectoides F. builds mounds with some reference to sunlight, and measurements of internal temperatures have shown them higher in upper parts of the mound, but different in different faces of the mound—all higher than the earth outside the mound. 
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