Geographical co-occurrence of butterfly species: the importance of niche filtering by host plant species

Published: 1/02/2018
Geographical co-occurrence of butterfly species: the importance of niche filtering by host plant species
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Abstract The relevance of interspecific resource competition in the context of community assembly by herbivorous insects is a well-known topic in ecology. Most previous studies focused on local species assemblies that shared host plants. Few studies evaluated species pairs within a single taxon when investigating the effects of host plant sharing at the regional scale. Herein, we explore the effec

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