Butterfly (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea) Rapid Assessment of a Coastal Countryside in El Salvador

@article{Bonebrake2009ButterflyA,
  title={Butterfly (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea) Rapid Assessment of a Coastal Countryside in El Salvador},
  author={Timothy C. Bonebrake and Ruben Ernesto L. Sorto},
  journal={Tropical Conservation Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={2},
  pages={34 - 51}
}
Conservation organizations often must rely on data collected quickly and cheaply to make informed decisions in unstudied regions. Butterflies represent an opportunity in this respect, in that many species can typically be sampled and identified in a short time and provide an indication of habitat or conservation value as well. During nine days of sampling in June 2008, we found and identified 84 butterfly species and 1,856 butterfly individuals at Playa El Icacal, Department of La Union, El… CONTINUE READING

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