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- HOVESTADT, T., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Ecological entomology 2007 v.32 no.3 pp. 273-278
- Gerris; energy; flight; food availability; foraging; heat sums; larvae; larval development; life history; rearing
- ... 1. Life-history theory predicts that organisms should speed up development in response to time constraints. However, acceleration of development carries energetic costs that have to be compensated, e.g. by an increase in foraging rate. For the wing dimorphic water strider Gerris lacustris (L.), the hypothesis was tested that the adjustment of development to time constraints is limited by the avail ...