The effect of nest moisture on daily temperature regime in the nests of Formica polyctena wood ants

@article{Frouz2000TheEO,
  title={The effect of nest moisture on daily temperature regime in the nests of Formica polyctena wood ants},
  author={Jan Frouz},
  journal={Insectes Sociaux},
  year={2000},
  volume={47},
  pages={229-235}
}
  • J. Frouz
  • Published 1 August 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • Insectes Sociaux
Summary: Relations between nest moisture and daily temperature regime were studied. Two extreme situations were distinguished among the variable patterns of daily temperature regime found. The first one was characterized by increasing temperature during the day and decreasing temperature during the night and was typical for dry nests exposed to sun. The second one was characterized by a lower temperature during the day that increased rapidly during the night. This pattern occurred in moist… 

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