Limited tolerance by insects to high temperatures across tropical elevational gradients and the implications of global warming for extinction.

The critical thermal maximum (CTmax), the temperature at which motor control is lost in animals, has the potential to determine if species will tolerate global warming. For insects, tolerance to high temperatures decreases with latitude, suggesting that similar patterns may exist along elevational gradients as well. This study explored how CTmax varies… (More)

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