Mountain coniferous forests, refugia and butterflies.


The boreal coniferous forests form the most extended vegetation zone of the Northern Hemisphere. As opposed to North America, they are disconnected from the mountain coniferous forests in Europe, because of the dominant east-west direction of the mountain chains. Consequently, the mountain forests show some unique characteristic features of glacial survival… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03744.x


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