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- Pennati, Roberta, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Population ecology 2013 v.55 no.1 pp. 217-226
- adults; age structure; caves; environmental impact; food availability; foods; habitat preferences; invertebrates; juveniles; microclimate; microhabitats; models; morphs; salamanders and newts; temperature
- ... Within species, individuals with different sexes, morphs and age classes often show spatial segregation. Both habitat selection and social processes have been proposed to explain intraspecific spatial segregation, but their relative importance is difficult to assess. We investigated spatial segregation between age classes in the cave salamander Hydromantes (Speleomantes) strinatii, and used a hypo ...