Tolerance to High Temperature Extremes in an Invasive Lace Bug, Corythucha ciliata (Hemiptera: Tingidae), in Subtropical China

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Rui-Ting Ju; Lei Gao; Xu-Hui Zhou; Bo Li;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3554765, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054372
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Earth Sciences | Urban Ecology | Medicine | Global Change Ecology | Atmospheric Science | Population Dynamics | Q | R | Ecology | Population Biology | Science | Entomology | Climatology | Population Ecology | Zoology | Terrestrial Ecology | Climate Change

Biological invasions are predicted to be more frequent as climate change is increasing its positive impact on the prevalence of invasive exotic species. Success of insect invaders in different temperature zones is closely related to their tolerance to temperature extrem... View more
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