Bull, Alan T.

Arthropod Diversity and Conservation

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Michael J. Samways

2. Arthropod diversity in Lama forest reserve (South Benin), a mosaic of natural, degraded and plantation forests
Thibault Lachat, Serge Attignon, Julien Djego, Georg Goergen, Peter Nagel, Brice Sinsin, Ralf Peveling

3. Ecosystem disturbances and diversity increase: implications for invertebrate conservation
Rafael Dias Loyola, Sofia-Luiza Brito, Rodrigo Lopes Ferreira

4. Effects of landscape elements on the distribution of the rare bumblebee species Bombus muscorum in an agricultural landscape
Tim Diekötter, Kerstin Walther-Hellwig, Manuel Conradi, Matthias Suter, Robert Frankl

5. How ant nests increase soil biota richness and abundance: a field experiment
April M. Boulton, Keith D. Amberman

6. Host specificity, alpha- and beta-diversity of phytophagous beetles in two tropical forests in Panama
Frode Ødegaard

7. Vertical and temporal patterns of biodiversity of fruit-feeding butterflies in a tropical forest in Uganda
Freerk Molleman, Arjan Kop, Paul M. Brakefield, Philip J. Vries, Bas J. Zwaan

8. Associations between weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidea) and plants, and conservation values in two tussock grasslands, Otago, New Zealand
T. J. Murray, K. J. M. Dickinson, B. I. P. Barratt

9. Effects of management intensity and season on arboreal ant diversity and abundance in coffee agroecosystems
Stacy M. Philpott, Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer

10. Influence of habitat fragmentation on the genetic variability in leaf litter ant populations in tropical rainforests of Sabah, Borneo
Tobias O. Bickel, Carsten A. Brühl, Jürgen R. Gadau, Bert Hölldobler, K. Eduard Linsenmair

11. Comparing relative model fit of several species-accumulation functions to local Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea butterfly inventories of Mediterranean habitats
Alberto Jiménez-Valverde, Silvia Jiménez Mendoza, José Martín Cano, Miguel L. Munguira

12. The habitat requirement of the Genji-firefly Luciola cruciata (Coleoptera : Lampyridae), a representative endemic species of Japanese rural landscapes
Mari Takeda, Tatsuya Amano, Kazuhiro Katoh, Hiroyoshi Higuchi

13. Diversity of Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera) in Galicia, Northwest Spain: estimating the completeness of the regional inventory
Andrés Baselga, Francisco Novoa

14. Topographic heterogeneity plays a crucial role for grasshopper diversity in a southern African megabiodiversity hotspot
Solomon Gebeyehu, Michael J. Samways

15. Landscape effects on the genetic structure of the ground beetle Poecilus versicolor STURM 1824
Anna-Christine Sander, Tobias Purtauf, Stephanie I. J. Holzhauer, Volkmar Wolters

16. The response of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) to selection cutting in a South Carolina bottomland hardwood forest
Michael D. Ulyshen, James L. Hanula, Scott Horn, John C. Kilgo, Christopher E. Moorman

17. Factors influencing bug diversity (Insecta: Heteroptera) in semi-natural habitats
Corinne Zurbrügg, Thomas Frank

18. Insect colonisation of fruiting bodies of the wood-decaying fungus Fomitopsis pinicola at different distances from an old-growth forest
Mattias Jonsson, Göran Nordlander

19. Dragonfly assemblages in arid tropical environments: a case study from western Namibia
Frank Suhling, Göran Sahlén, Andreas Martens, Eugene Marais, Carsten Schütte

20. Richness, abundance, and complementarity of fruit-feeding butterfly species in relict sacred forests and forest reserves of Ghana
J. L. Bossart, E. Opuni-Frimpong, S. Kuudaar, E. Nkrumah

21. Ecological impact assessment of the Aznalcóllar mine toxic spill on edaphic coleopteran communities in the Guadiamar River basin (Southern Iberian Peninsula)
Ana María Cárdenas, Juan M. Hidalgo

22. Diversity of the scuttle fly (Diptera: Phoridae) communities in the plantations of moist pine forests of the Bialowieza Primeval Forest and the Tuchola Forest (Poland)
Ewa Durska

23. Spatial distribution of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and moths (Lepidoptera) in the Mrtvý luh bog, Šumava Mts (Central Europe): a test of habitat island community
Aleš Bezdek, Josef Jaroš, Karel Spitzer

24. Surrogate habitats demonstrate the invasion potential of the African pugnacious ant
Pia Addison, Michael J. Samways

25. Impacts of catastrophic earthquakes on the insect communities in estuarine mangroves, northern Taiwan
Can-Jen W. Maa, Huei-Jin Wang, Hsing-Juh Lin

26. Countryside Stewardship Scheme and butterflies: a study of plant and butterfly species richness
R. G. Field, T. Gardiner, C. F. Mason, J. Hill

27. Habitat specificity and variation of coleopteran assemblages between habitats in a Southern African (Swaziland) agricultural landscape
C. N. Magagula

28. Effects of habitat disturbance can be subtle yet significant: biodiversity of hawkmoth-assemblages (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) in Southeast-Asia
Jan Beck, Ian J. Kitching, K. Eduard Linsenmair

29. The importance of ants and high-shade management to coffee pollination and fruit weight in Chiapas, Mexico
Stacy M. Philpott, Shinsuke Uno, Jorge Maldonado

30. Sampling to assess a re-established Appalachian forest in Ohio based on gelechioid moths (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea)
Sibyl R. Bucheli, David J. Horn, John W. Wenzel

31. Diversity patterns of Bornean butterfly assemblages
Daniel F. R. Cleary, Martin J. Genner


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