Adult demography, spatial distribution and movements of Zerynthia polyxena (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) in a dense network of permanent habitats

  title={Adult demography, spatial distribution and movements of Zerynthia polyxena (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) in a dense network of permanent habitats},
  author={Tatjana {\vC}elik},
  journal={European Journal of Endocrinology},
  • Tatjana Čelik
  • Published 5 April 2012
  • Environmental Science
  • European Journal of Endocrinology
The adult demographic parameters, mobility, nectar choice and how the spatial distribution of males and females of Z. polyxena is affected by the distribution and abundance of host-plants, and adults of the opposite sex was studied in a population of this species inhabiting a dense network of permanent habitats (totalling 8.7 ha). The population size was estimated to be ca. 300 indi- viduals. The average adult lifespan was 4.4 days and the maximum 23 (male) and 20 (female) days. The capture… 

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