Phenotypic plasticity in thermal tolerance in the Glanville fritillary butterfly.

@article{Luo2014PhenotypicPI,
  title={Phenotypic plasticity in thermal tolerance in the Glanville fritillary butterfly.},
  author={Shiqi Luo and Swee Chong Wong and Chongren Xu and Ilkka Hanski and Rongjiang Wang and Rainer Lehtonen},
  journal={Journal of thermal biology},
  year={2014},
  volume={42},
  pages={33-9}
}
Ambient temperature is an ubiquitous environmental factor affecting all organisms. Global climate change increases temperature variation and the frequency of extreme temperatures, which may pose challenges to ectotherms. Here, we examine phenotypic plasticity to temperature and genotypic effects on thermal tolerance in the Glanville fritillary butterfly (Melitaea cinxia). We found no significant difference in heat or cold tolerance in populations originating from a continental climate in China… CONTINUE READING

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