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- Violle, Cyrille; Thuiller, Wilfried; Mouquet, Nicolas; Munoz, François; Kraft, Nathan J.B.; Cadotte, Marc W.; Livingstone, Stuart W.; Mouillot, David
- Trends in ecology & evolution 2017 v.32 no.5 pp. 356-367
- biodiversity; biologists; ecosystems; extinction; risk
- ... Rarity has been a central topic for conservation and evolutionary biologists aiming to determine the species characteristics that cause extinction risk. More recently, beyond the rarity of species, the rarity of functions or functional traits, called functional rarity, has gained momentum in helping to understand the impact of biodiversity decline on ecosystem functioning. However, a conceptual fr ...
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