Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) as bioindicators

  title={Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) as bioindicators},
  author={Johanna Rainio and Jari K. Niemel{\"a}},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
One of the primary goals of research on bioindicators is to identifyspecies or other taxonomic units that would reliably indicate disturbances inthe environment, and reflect the responses of other species or the overallbiodiversity. However, there is no perfect bioindicator and selecting the mostsuitable one depends to a great extent on the goal of the survey. In this paperwe examine the suitability of carabids as bioindicators. Carabids are frequentlyused to indicate habitat alteration. They… CONTINUE READING
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