Korosov A., Litvinov N., Ganyushina N., Chetanov N. Thermoregulation parameters of the common adder (Vipera berus L.) in different parts of the area // Principy èkologii. 2021. № 3. P. 54‒63. DOI: 10.15393/j1.art.2021.12122

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Thermoregulation parameters of the common adder (Vipera berus L.) in different parts of the area

   Andrey Victorovich
DSc, professor, Petrozavodsk State University, korosov@psu.karelia.ru
   Nikolay Antonovich
PhD, docent, Perm Pedagogical University, ganshchuk@mail.ru
   Natalya Dmitrievna
Petrozavodsk State University, ekoni@mail.ru
   Nikolay Anatolyevich
PhD, docent, Perm Pedagogical University, chetanov@yandex.ru
common adder
thermophysiological parameters
Summary: The parameters of thermoregulation of similar in size and color individuals of the common adder living in the Perm region and the Republic of Karelia are considered. Statistically justified “thermophysiological” pararmeters are proposed as characteristics for comparison – “average optimal temperature”, ‘average basking temperature” and ‘typical maximum temperature” of the body. According to the studied parameters, there were no significant differences between individuals from different regions. Some individuals have significant differences in typical maximum temperature, which are not related to the size or color of the animals.

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Received on: 28 September 2021
Published on: 10 October 2021


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