Does isolation affect phenotypic variability and fluctuating asymmetry in the endangered Red Apollo?

@article{Habel2011DoesIA,
  title={Does isolation affect phenotypic variability and fluctuating asymmetry in the endangered Red Apollo?},
  author={J. Habel and M. Reuter and Claudia Drees and J. Pfaender},
  journal={Journal of Insect Conservation},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={571-579}
}
  • J. Habel, M. Reuter, +1 author J. Pfaender
  • Published 2011
  • Biology
  • Journal of Insect Conservation
  • Isolated populations represent one of the main focuses in conservation biology. Long-term isolation often causes losses of genetic diversity and as a consequence might reduce individual fitness. Morphometric characters can be used as suitable markers to analyse ecological stress and individual fitness of local populations. Asymmetry in bilateral symmetry is used as a measure for developmental instability of populations and is often negatively correlated with population size and low genetic… CONTINUE READING
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