Aspects of the thermal physiology of honey ants (Genus <i>Myrmecocystus</i>)

TitleAspects of the thermal physiology of honey ants (Genus Myrmecocystus)
Publication TypeThesis
Year of Publication1974
AuthorsKay CAnn Rolph
Number of Pages74
Date Published1974
UniversityNew Mexico State University
CityLas Cruces, New Mexico
Thesis TypePh.D. Dissertationpp
Call Number00151
Keywordsant, Myrmecocystus, ant, physiology, dissertation, dissertations, honey ant, Myrmecocystus, physiology, ants, theses, thesis
Abstract

1. Critical thermal maxima and minima, temperature preferences and rates of O2 consumption were determined for diurnal and nocturnal species of honey ants of the genus Myrmecocystus.