Low host-tree preferences among saproxylic beetles : acomparison of four deciduous species

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Milberg, Per; Bergman, Karl-Olof; Johansson, Helena; Jansson, Nicklas;
  • Publisher: County Administration Board of Östergötland, Linköping, Sweden
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/icad.12074
  • Subject: Beetle | broad-leaved tree | coleoptera | conservation | hollow | preference | saproxylic. | Biological Sciences | Biologiska vetenskaper

Many wood-dwelling beetles rely on old hollow trees. In Europe, oaks are known to harbour a species-rich saproxylic beetle fauna, while less is known regarding other broad-leaved tree species. Furthermore, the extent to which saproxylic insect species have specialised o... View more
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