Patterns of thermal constraint on ectotherm activity.

@article{Gunderson2015PatternsOT,
  title={Patterns of thermal constraint on ectotherm activity.},
  author={Alex R Gunderson and Manuel Leal},
  journal={The American naturalist},
  year={2015},
  volume={185 5},
  pages={
          653-64
        }
}
Thermal activity constraints play a major role in many aspects of ectotherm ecology, including vulnerability to climate change. Therefore, there is strong interest in developing general models of the temperature dependence of activity. Several models have been put forth (explicitly or implicitly) to describe such constraints; nonetheless, tests of the predictive abilities of these models are lacking. In addition, most models consider activity as a threshold trait instead of considering… CONTINUE READING
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