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The ecology and conservation of the Adonis Blue (Polyommatus bellargus) and the Chalkhill Blue (Polyommatus coridon) butterflies in the UK

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A combination of habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation are causing declines in butterfly species across Europe, with habitat specialists more vulnerable than generalists. The influence of climate change is serving to complicate matters, particularly at the edge of geographic ranges. Improving the quality of habitats is a key tool for the conservation of threatened species at both a local and landscape scale and this requires a thorough understanding of the ecology and habitat require...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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The Centre For Ecology and Hydrology
Funding agency for:
O'Connor, R
Grant:
C03480
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2015-02-26

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