Behavioural effects of temperature on ectothermic animals: unifying thermal physiology and behavioural plasticity

@article{Abram2017BehaviouralEO,
  title={Behavioural effects of temperature on ectothermic animals: unifying thermal physiology and behavioural plasticity},
  author={Paul K. Abram and Guy Boivin and Joffrey Moiroux and Jacques Brodeur},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={92}
}
Temperature imposes significant constraints on ectothermic animals, and these organisms have evolved numerous adaptations to respond to these constraints. While the impacts of temperature on the physiology of ectotherms have been extensively studied, there are currently no frameworks available that outline the multiple and often simultaneous pathways by which temperature can affect behaviour. Drawing from the literature on insects, we propose a unified framework that should apply to all… Expand
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