Discriminatory power of different arthropod data sets for the biological monitoring of anthropogenic disturbance in tropical forests

@article{Basset2004DiscriminatoryPO,
  title={Discriminatory power of different arthropod data sets for the biological monitoring of anthropogenic disturbance in tropical forests},
  author={Yves Basset and Jacques François Mavoungou and Jean Bruno Mikissa and Olivier Missa and Scott E. Miller and Roger L. Kitching and Alfonso Alonso},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={709-732}
}
Arthropods were monitored by local parataxonomists at 12 sites of increasing anthropogenic disturbance (old and young secondary forests, savanna and cultivated gardens) at Gamba, Gabon. We report on the discriminatory power of different data sets with regard to the classification of sites along the disturbance gradient, using preliminary data accounting for 13 surveys and 142425 arthropods collected by Malaise, pitfall and yellow-pan traps. We compared the performance of different data sets… CONTINUE READING
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