Effect of Tree-Fall Gaps on Fruit-Feeding Nymphalidae Assemblages in a Peruvian Rainforest

Master thesis English OPEN
Pardonnet, Sylvia;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi
  • Subject: Intermediate disturbances | Gap dynamics | Amazonian Lepidoptera | NATURAL SCIENCES | NATURVETENSKAP

Tropical rainforests are among the most complex and diverse ecosystems, composed of a mosaic of shady understory under the closed canopy and tree-fall gaps of varying sizes and age. The light reaching the forest floor favors the recruitment of fast growing plant species... View more
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