A new comprehensive trait database of European and Maghreb butterflies, Papilionoidea

  title={A new comprehensive trait database of European and Maghreb butterflies, Papilionoidea},
  author={Joe Middleton‐Welling and Leonardo Dapporto and Enrique Garc{\'i}a‐Barros and Martin Wiemers and Piotr Nowicki and Elisa Plazio and Simona Bonelli and Michele Zaccagno and Martina {\vS}a{\vs}i{\'c} and Jana Liparova and Oliver Schweiger and Alexander Harpke and Martin Musche and Josef Settele and Reto Schmucki and Tim Shreeve},
  journal={Scientific Data},
Trait-based analyses explaining the different responses of species and communities to environmental changes are increasing in frequency. European butterflies are an indicator group that responds rapidly to environmental changes with extensive citizen science contributions to documenting changes of abundance and distribution. Species traits have been used to explain long- and short-term responses to climate, land-use and vegetation changes. Studies are often characterised by limited trait sets… Expand
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