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- Koivisto, Reijo, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Molecular ecology 2015 v.24 no.19 pp. 5059-5074
- leaf galls; food webs; parasitoids; habitat preferences; DNA barcoding; host plants; niches; herbivores; phylogeny; regression analysis; sawflies; tundra; species diversity; Pontania; larvae; grasslands; Scandinavia
- ... Studies on the determinants of plant–herbivore and herbivore–parasitoid associations provide important insights into the origin and maintenance of global and local species richness. If parasitoids are specialists on herbivore niches rather than on herbivore taxa, then alternating escape of herbivores into novel niches and delayed resource tracking by parasitoids could fuel diversification at both ...