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- Ginsberg, Howard S., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Canadian journal of zoology 2016 v.94 no.6 pp. 427-434
- Linyphiidae; indigenous species; interspecific competition; invasive species; phenology; webs; Maine
- ... The phenologies of introduced relative to native species can greatly influence the degree and symmetry of competition between them. The European spider Linyphia triangularis (Clerck, 1757) (Linyphiidae) reaches very high densities in coastal Maine (USA). Previous studies suggest that L. triangularis negatively affects native linyphiid species, with competition for webs as one mechanism. We documen ...
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- Ecosphere 2016 v.7 no.5
- analytical methods; ecosystems; human health; humans; livestock; monitoring; parasites; pathogens; time series analysis; wildlife
- ... Parasites and pathogens are increasingly recognized as significant drivers of ecological and evolutionary change in natural ecosystems. Concurrently, transmission of infectious agents among human, livestock, and wildlife populations represents a growing threat to veterinary and human health. In light of these trends and the scarcity of long‐term time series data on infection rates among vectors an ...