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Coping with the cold: minimum temperatures and thermal tolerances dominate the ecology of mountain ants
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2017)
1. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) are often cited as highly thermophilic and this has led to a range of studies investigating their thermal tolerances. It is unknown, however, if the geographic distribution of ant thermal ...
Low levels of intraspecific trait variation in a keystone invertebrate group
The trait-based approach to ecology promises to provide a mechanistic understanding of species distributions and ecosystem functioning. Typically, trait analyses focus on average species trait values and assume that ...