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Title: Ecological characteristics of rare species: the case of parasitic Hymenoptera

Creator:

Ulrich, Werner

Date issued/created:

2001

Resource type:

Text

Subtitle:

Characteristics of rare species

Contributor:

Polish Academy of Sciences. Institute of Ecology

Publisher:

Polish Academy of Sciences. Institute of Ecology. Publishing Office

Place of publishing:

Dziekanów Leśny

Description:

Pages 379-389 : illustrations ; 27 cm ; Bibliographical references (pages 387-389)

Type of object:

Journal/Article

Abstract:

Ecological characteristics of relatively rare (singleton) hymenopteran species sampled in a beech forest on limestone are studied. No marked differences between singleton and non-singleton species occurred in regard to guild membership, stratum of host attack and phenology. There was however a strong effect of sample size on the fraction of singletons. Body size and phylogenetic position also appeared to influence rarity, but it proofed to be difficult to separate the effects of both variables. Rare species appeared to have larger density fluctuations but - in line with the theory of local mate competition - lower sex ratios than more common species. Brachypterous and apterous species had lower fractions of singletons. This result contradicts theoretical expectations of metapopulation models.

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Relation:

Polish Journal of Ecology

Volume:

49

Issue:

4

Start page:

379

End page:

389

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Article

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oai:rcin.org.pl:115851 ; ISSN 1505-2249

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eng

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