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- Marquis, Robert J., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Forest ecology and management 2017 v.387 pp. 64-72
- trophic levels; moths; pollinators; drought; trees; insect larvae; biogeochemical cycles; forests; Carya; Quercus alba; forest ecosystems; imagos; leaves; chronosequences; Lepidoptera; host plants; species diversity; butterflies; Quercus velutina; frost; clearcutting; tree growth; logging; hardwood; spring; shelterwood systems; Missouri; Indiana; Ozarks
- ... Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) are important components of forest ecosystems; they affect tree growth and influence nutrient cycling as caterpillars, provide food for higher trophic levels as caterpillars and adults, and are pollinators as adults. Here, we report on and compare the results of two long-term studies of the effects of logging on Lepidoptera in oak hickory forests. In one study, ...