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Temporal and spatial metabolic rate variation in the Antarctic springtail Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni

McGaughran, Angela; Convey, Peter; Redding, G.P.; Stevens, Mark I.

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Spatial and temporal environmental variation in terrestrial Antarctic ecosystems are known to impact species strongly at a local scale, but the ways in which organisms respond (e.g. physiologically, behaviourally) to such variation are poorly understood. Further, very few studies have attempted to assess inter-annual variability of such responses. Building on previous work demonstrating intra-seasonal variation in standard metabolic rate in the springtail Gomphiocephalushodgsoni, we...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/259877
Source: Journal of Insect Physiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2009.09.003

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