Grasshopper response to reductions in habitat area as mediated by subfamily classification and life history traits

@article{Nufio2010GrasshopperRT,
  title={Grasshopper response to reductions in habitat area as mediated by subfamily classification and life history traits},
  author={Cesar Roberto Nufio and Jeff Mcclenahan and M Deane Bowers},
  journal={Journal of Insect Conservation},
  year={2010},
  volume={15},
  pages={409-419}
}
Although the loss of species is often attributed to reductions in habitat area, heterogeneity and connectivity, species specific traits and taxonomic relatedness can be important in explaining which species groups may be most impacted by the fragmentation process. In this study, using urban grassland fragments within the Front Range of northern Colorado, USA, we quantified the degree to which grasshopper species numbers declined with reductions in habitat area. We then examined the degree to… CONTINUE READING
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