3 edition of Energetics of desert invertebrates found in the catalog.
Energetics of desert invertebrates
Includes bibliographical references (p. -259) and index.
|Series||Adaptations of desert organisms|
|LC Classifications||QL116 .H435 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 266 p. :|
|Number of Pages||266|
|LC Control Number||95000462|
B Theory of Ecosystem Energetics. Attempts to find a general, unifying explanation of the organization of ecosystem structure, function, and change through time have a long tradition in ecology (e.g., Lindeman , Lotka , Odum ). Energy transfers and transformations are clearly fundamental to all biological and nonbiological processes. Desert tortoises The chuckwalla Desert amphibians Coping with Cold: Ectotherms in Subzero Conditions Frigid fishes Frozen frogs Energetics of Ectotherms and Endotherms Body size Body shape The Role of Ectotherms in Terrestrial Ecosystems Conversion efficiency Chapter Turtles Everyone Recognizes a Turtle Shell and.
Many desert reptiles and mammals survive without drinking, maintaining water balance with preformed and metabolic water alone. Most birds are able to travel long distances to obtain drinking water, although some can also survive without access to free water. Invertebrates in hot and cold arid environments () Introduction to invertebrate conservation biology () Energetics of desert invertebrates ().
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Desert invertebrates live in an environment where resources alternate unpredictably between brief periods of plenty and prolonged scarcity. This book describes the adaptive strategies of desert invertebrates in acquiring energy and sustaining life under such vicissitudes.
Some cooperate in foraging; others compete for resources. Desert invertebrates live in an environment where resources alternate unpredictably between brief periods of plenty and prolonged scarcity.
This book describes the adaptive strategies of desert invertebrates in acquiring energy and sustaining life under such vicissitudes. Some cooperate inBrand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
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What little we know of the biology of desert invertebrates stems largely from inferences based on intensive and repeated observations. Such informa tion is not gained easily, since despite the actual abundance of these animals, relatively few of them are ever seen.
In fact, except for species. What little we know of the biology of desert invertebrates stems largely from inferences based on intensive and repeated observations. Such informa tion is not gained easily, since despite the actual abundance of these animals, relatively few of them are ever seen.
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as summarized in. Energetics of Desert Invertebrates, Springer Verlag, New York () Kocurek and Dott, Kocurek G., Dott R.H. Jr. Jurassic paleogeography and paleoclimate of Cited by: Harold Heatwole currently works at the Department of Zoology, University of New England, Armidale NSWAustralia, and in the Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.nutritional requirements of invertebrates that consume lichens." Invertebrates that are considered pests from the human economic point of view, such as gypsy moths, may be deterred by lichens' anti-herbivore chemical defenses (Blewitt and Cooper-Driver ).
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