Factors Determining the Temperature of Terrestrial Arthropods in Sunlight


It has long been realized that the so-called cold-blooded animals are not always cold: in the sun their temperature may rise considerably above that of the surrounding air and even surpass that to which the homoiothenns are regulated. Some measurements have been made of such temperatures (Gunn, 1942), but the experimental difficulties are considerable and… (More)

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