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Distribution and abundance of butterflies in a mountain area in the northern Iberian peninsula

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Distribution and abundance of butterflies in a mountain area in the northern Iberian peninsula. / Gutierrez, D.; Menendez Martinez, Maria Rosa.

In: Ecography, Vol. 18, No. 3, 09.1995, p. 209-216.

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@article{b66ee30138064aba8020000789865706,
title = "Distribution and abundance of butterflies in a mountain area in the northern Iberian peninsula",
abstract = "The effect of alutudinal range, distance to the latitudinal boundary of geographical range, body size and larval food plant on both the distribution and abundance of butterflies have been studied in a mountain area along a marked altitudinal gradient Multiple regression analysis revealed that distribution was positively related to altitudinal range and abundance Altitudinal range accounted for a great part of vanance in species distribution Altitudinal range increased as both distance to latitudinal boundary of geographical range and body size increased Abundance was not affected by altitudinal range, body size or distance to latitudinal boundary Larval food plants family was related to the abundance of butterflies, but not to distribution or altitudinal range These results suggest that regional distributions of butterflies are likely to be limited by climatic tolerances of species, while local abundance might be influenced by local resource levels",
author = "D. Gutierrez and {Menendez Martinez}, {Maria Rosa}",
year = "1995",
month = sep,
doi = "10.1111/j.1600-0587.1995.tb00123.x",
language = "English",
volume = "18",
pages = "209--216",
journal = "Ecography",
issn = "0906-7590",
publisher = "Wiley-Blackwell",
number = "3",

}

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AU - Gutierrez, D.

AU - Menendez Martinez, Maria Rosa

PY - 1995/9

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N2 - The effect of alutudinal range, distance to the latitudinal boundary of geographical range, body size and larval food plant on both the distribution and abundance of butterflies have been studied in a mountain area along a marked altitudinal gradient Multiple regression analysis revealed that distribution was positively related to altitudinal range and abundance Altitudinal range accounted for a great part of vanance in species distribution Altitudinal range increased as both distance to latitudinal boundary of geographical range and body size increased Abundance was not affected by altitudinal range, body size or distance to latitudinal boundary Larval food plants family was related to the abundance of butterflies, but not to distribution or altitudinal range These results suggest that regional distributions of butterflies are likely to be limited by climatic tolerances of species, while local abundance might be influenced by local resource levels

AB - The effect of alutudinal range, distance to the latitudinal boundary of geographical range, body size and larval food plant on both the distribution and abundance of butterflies have been studied in a mountain area along a marked altitudinal gradient Multiple regression analysis revealed that distribution was positively related to altitudinal range and abundance Altitudinal range accounted for a great part of vanance in species distribution Altitudinal range increased as both distance to latitudinal boundary of geographical range and body size increased Abundance was not affected by altitudinal range, body size or distance to latitudinal boundary Larval food plants family was related to the abundance of butterflies, but not to distribution or altitudinal range These results suggest that regional distributions of butterflies are likely to be limited by climatic tolerances of species, while local abundance might be influenced by local resource levels

U2 - 10.1111/j.1600-0587.1995.tb00123.x

DO - 10.1111/j.1600-0587.1995.tb00123.x

M3 - Journal article

VL - 18

SP - 209

EP - 216

JO - Ecography

JF - Ecography

SN - 0906-7590

IS - 3

ER -