Cryoprotection in dampwood termites (Termopsidae, Isoptera).

@article{Lacey2010CryoprotectionID,
  title={Cryoprotection in dampwood termites (Termopsidae, Isoptera).},
  author={Michael James Lacey and Michael Lenz and T A Evans},
  journal={Journal of insect physiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
In contrast to the majority of the Order, the dampwood termites of the family Termopsidae found in colder regions can experience frost and snow, either in cool temperate areas at high latitudes (45 degrees ), or alpine areas at high elevations (>1000m). This suggests that dampwood termites are adapted to cold climates. We investigated this hypothesis in two dampwood termites, Porotermes adamsoni Froggatt and Stolotermes victoriensis Hill. We measured nest temperatures and atmospheric… Expand
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