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- MacDonald, ZacharyG.; Anderson, IraleighD.; Acorn, JohnH.; Nielsen, ScottE.
- Oecologia 2018 v.186 no.1 pp. 11-27
- food plants, etc ; biogeography; butterflies; habitat destruction; habitat fragmentation; habitats; islands; lakes; larvae; linear models; species diversity; Ontario; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... Since the publication of the theory of island biogeography, ecologists have postulated that fragmentation of continuous habitat presents a prominent threat to species diversity. However, negative fragmentation effects may be artifacts; the result of species diversity declining with habitat loss, and habitat loss correlating positively with degree of fragmentation. In this study, we used butterfly ...