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Cover for British and Irish butterflies: an island perspective.

This book provides a brief overview of the fast developing research on the butterflies of the islands over the past 20 years. The first three chapters introduce basic topics in island biogeography, past environments and aspects of butterfly biology and study. Chapters 4 to 6 drop down in scale from ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Basics of island biogeography.

This book investigates the biogeography of butterfly species over the British islands, particularly the factors that influence their presence on the islands and that have made each island's butterfly fauna distinctive. It contains a full log of records of species on the islands and much supporting...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The British Islands: a geological and historical outline.

This chapter provides an introduction to modern concepts in island biogeography, factors that affect the presence of butterflies, and other organisms, on British and Irish islands. Colonization ability and migration capacity correlate with one another - to be good (bad) at one is often to be good...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Island butterflies: understanding and interpreting records.

In early investigations of island biogeography, species were seen very much as binary units, each undifferentiated (equivalent) in status. As research has progressed, it has become increasingly evident that each species has unique attributes that affect its probability of colonizing an island and...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for British and Irish Butterfly species: links and gradients.

This chapter considers the unusual nature of the British and Irish butterfly fauna and illustrate, even for such relatively small islands, how environmental gradients have affected their ranges, distributions and changes in geography over very short periods of time.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Island associations and species affinities: geographical influences.

In this chapter, as a first step, a brief overview of all European islands is presented. These present an island biogeography context for the butterfly faunas of the British mainland and Ireland, the two micro-continents, which act as key sources of species for the host of surrounding satellite...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Island studies: a glance back and the view ahead.

The current review confirms the findings of the original work (Dennis and Shreeve, 1996), particularly the ability of species to reach (transfer to) islands and the importance of mainland and larger island source populations for the persistence of species on smaller offshore islands. Knowledge...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Woodland history in the British Isles - an interaction of environmental and cultural forces.

This chapter provides the outline of British woodland history and discusses the historical stages and processes of change. The chapter also describes the traditional and improved woodland management, as well as revival and restoration of native woodland, and enumerates some consequences of...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter