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The Hot-Blooded Insects

Strategies and Mechanisms of Thermoregulation

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674418516

Publication Date: 01/01/1993

601 pages

101 halftones, 173 line drawings


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  • Prologue
  • 1. Night-Flying Moths
  • 2. Butterflies and Wings
  • 3. Dragonflies Now and Then
  • 4. Grasshoppers and Other Orthoptera
  • 5. Beetles Large and Small
  • 6. Bumblebees Out in the Cold
  • 7. Tropical Bees
  • 8. Hot-Headed Honeybees
  • 9. The Tolerance of Ants
  • 10. Wasps and the Heat of Battle
  • 11. Flies of All Kinds
  • 12. Sweating Cicadas
  • 13. Warm Caterpillars and Hot Maggots
  • 14. Fever
  • 15. Cold Jumpers
  • 16. Social Thermoregulation
  • Summary
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index of Authors Cited
  • General Index

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