Response to Comment on “Why Are There So Many Species of Herbivorous Insects in Tropical Rainforests?”

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Norton and Didham (1) argue that differences in plant abundance between tropical and temperate forests may limit the general conclusion that herbivore diversity scales directly with host plant diversity. They point out that our study (2) did not include locally rare tree species. Our temperate/tropical comparison was standardized for sample size and plant… (More)

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