Hollow oaks and beetle conservation: the significance of the surroundings

@article{SverdrupThygeson2009HollowOA,
  title={Hollow oaks and beetle conservation: the significance of the surroundings},
  author={Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson and Olav Skarpaas and Frode \Odegaard},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={837-852}
}
In this study we investigated hollow oaks (Quercus robur, Q. petrea) situated in open landscapes and in forests in Norway in northern Europe, and compared their importance for rare and threatened beetles (Coleoptera). Old, hollow oak trees, both in parks and in forests, were extremely rich in red-listed beetles, and hosted a high proportion of threatened species. The proportion of oak associated species and the mean number of red-listed beetle species per tree was similar in the two site types… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 25 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 references

Modelling habitat and spatial distribution of an endangered longhorn beetle – A case study for saproxylic insect conservation

Jörn Busea, Boris Schröderb, Thorsten Assmanna
2007
View 16 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Norwegian red list. Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre (in Norwegian and English), Trondheim

JA Kålås, Å Viken, T Bakken
2006
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Ancient trees and their fauna and flora in the agricultural landscape in the County of Östergötland

K Antonsson, N Jansson
NACONEX Textbook 2. Töreboda Tryckeri AB, Sweden • 2001
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Influence of stand size and quality of tree hollows on saproxylic beetles in Sweden

T Ranius
Biol Conserv • 2002
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

The influence of forest regrowth , original canopy cover and tree size on saproxylic beetles associated with old oaks

T Ranius, N Jansson
Biol Conserv • 2000
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

An endangered longhorn beetle associated with old oaks and its possible role as an ecosystem engineer.

Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology • 2008
View 1 Excerpt

Assessment of species diversity from species abundance distributions at different localities

S Engen, B-E Sæther, A Sverdrup-Thygeson
Oikos • 2008
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…