Plants and butterflies of a small urban preserve in the Central Valley of Costa Rica

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Nishida, Kenji; Nakamura, Ichiro; Morales, Carlos O;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Vicerractoría Investigación
  • Journal: Revista de Biología Tropical (issn: 0034-7744, eissn: 2215-2075)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15517/rbt.v57i0.21274
  • Subject: biodiversity | day-flying moths | biodiversidad | polillas diurnas | urban biological conservation | Lepidoptera | premontane moist forest | Costa Rica | bosque húmedo premontano | conservación biológica urbana | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Costa Rica’s most populated area, the Central valley, has lost much of its natural habitat, and the little that remains has been altered to varying degrees. Yet few studies have been conducted to assess the need for conservation in this area. We present preliminary inve... View more