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Forest eternal? Endemic butterflies of the Bamenda highlands, Cameroon, avoid close-canopy forest

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    SYSNO ASEP0356183
    Druh ASEPJ - Článek v odborném periodiku
    Zařazení RIVJ - Článek v odborném periodiku
    NázevForest eternal? Endemic butterflies of the Bamenda highlands, Cameroon, avoid close-canopy forest
    Tvůrce(i)Tropek, Robert (BC-A) - Konvička, M. (CZ)
    Celkový počet autorů2
    Rozsah stran428 - 437
    Zdroj.dok.African Journal of Ecology - ISSN 0141-6707
    Poč.str.10 s.
    Jazyk dok.eng - angličtina
    Země vyd.US - Spojené státy americké
    Klíč. slovaafromontane landscape ; conservation ; Lepidoptera
    Vědní obor RIVEH - Ekologie - společenstva
    CEPGD206/08/H044 GA ČR - Grantová agentura ČR
    CEZAV0Z50070508 - ENTU-I, BC-A (2005-2011)
    UTISI000277320000016
    DOI10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01129.x
    AnotaceThe Gulf of Guinea Highlands, a centre of endemism and high conservation importance, represent the only large mountain system in West and Central Africa. We studied habitat use of three common endemic butterflies Colias electo manengoubensis, Bicyclus anisops and Mylothris jacksoni knutsoni, using time-standardized surveys in four distinct habitats: close-canopy forest, scrub and forest edges, bracken and grasslands. All three species avoided close-canopy forests and bracken; the Colias preferring grassland, whereas Bicyclus and Mylothris scrub and forest edges. Ordination analyses of surrounding habitats indicated that all three taxa required heterogeneous landscape mosaics. We argue that the life history traits of taxa with limited geographic distribution may reflect past habitat conditions within their ranges, and that these habitat preferences can indicate the continuous existence of mosaic of forest and nonforest habitats in the West African mountains.
    PracovištěBiologické centrum (od r. 2006)
    KontaktVáclava Lavičková, lavickova@hbu.cas.cz, Tel.: 387 775 889
    Rok sběru2011