Further Reading

Borrell BJ and Medeiros MJ (2004) Thermal stability and muscle efficiency in hovering orchid bees (Apidae: Euglossini). Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 2925-2933.

Brown JH, Gillooly JF, Allen AP, Savage VM, and West GB (2004) Toward a metabolic theory of ecology. Ecology 85: 1771-1789.

Carey EG and Scharold JV (1990) Movements of blue sharks (Prionace glauca) in depth and course. Marine Biology 106: 329-342.

Christian KA and Weavers BW (1996) Thermoregulation of monitor lizards in Australia - An evaluation of methods in thermal biology. Ecological Monographs 66: 139-157.

Clark TD, Butler PJ, and Frappell PB (2006) Factors influencing the prediction of metabolic rate in a reptile. Functional Ecology 20: 105-113.

Dickson KA and Graham JB (2004) Evolution and consequences of endothermy in fishes. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 77: 998-1018.

Frappell PB and Butler PJ (2004) Minimal metabolic rate, what it is, its usefulness, and its relationship to the evolution of endothermy: A brief synopsis. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 77: 865-868.

Grigg GC, Seebacher F, Beard LA, and Morris D (1998) Thermal relations of very large crocodiles, Crocodylus porosus, free-ranging in a naturalistic situation. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 265: 1793-1799.

Hegel JR and Casey TM (1982) Thermoregulation and control of head temperature in the sphinx moth, Manduca Sexta. Journal of Experimental Biology 101: 1-15.

Heinrich B (1993) The Hot Blooded Insects: Strategies and Mechanisms of Thermoregulation. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Holland KN and Sibert JR (1994) Physiological thermoregulation in bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus. Environmental Biology of Fishes 40: 319-327.

Ivanov KP (2006) The development of the concepts of homeothermy and thermoregulation. Journal of Thermal Biology 31: 24-29.

Jessen C (2001) Temperature Regulation in Humans and Other Mammals. Berlin: Springer.

May ML (1995) Simultaneous control of head and thoracic temperature by the green darner dragonfly Anax Junius (Odonata: Aeshnidae). The Journal of Experimental Biology 198: 2373-2384.

Nicol SC and Andersen NA (2006) Body temperature as an indicator of egg-laying in the echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus. Journal of Thermal Biology 31: 483-490.

Peters RH (1983) The Ecological Implications of Body Size. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Portner HO, Bennett AF, Bozinovic F, et al. (2006) Trade-offs in thermal adaptation: The need for a molecular to ecological integration. Physiological & Biochemical Zoology 79: 295-313.

Refinetti R and Piccione G (2005) Intra- and inter-individual variability in the circadian rhythm of body temperature of rats, squirrels, dogs, and horses. Journal of Thermal Biology 30: 139-146.

Seymour RS (2002) Temperature regulation by thermogenic flowers. In: Taiz L and Zeiger E (eds.) Plant Physiology, 3rd edn., Essay 11.3. Sunderland: Sinauer Associates.

Somero GN (2005) Linking biogeography to physiology: Evolutionary and acclimatory adjustments of thermal limits. Frontiers in Zoology 2: 1 (doi:10.1186/1742-9994-2-1).

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