Cold hardiness in a temperate cryptostigmatid mite

Young, Stephen R.. 1980 Cold hardiness in a temperate cryptostigmatid mite. Oikos, 35 (3). 350-352.

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The temperate cryptostigmatid mite Humerobates rostrolamellatus Grandjean tolerates temperatures below -20°C by supercooling. Glycerol is present in these animals after acclimation at 0°C. The significance of these findings is briefly examined

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ISSN: 00301299
Additional Keywords: mites, cold tolerance, supercooling, acclimatization, low temperature, freezing
Date made live: 11 Sep 2019 12:46 +0 (UTC)

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