Species richness, composition and abundance of fruit-feeding butterflies in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: comparison between a fragmented and a continuous landscape

@article{UeharaPrado2006SpeciesRC,
  title={Species richness, composition and abundance of fruit-feeding butterflies in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: comparison between a fragmented and a continuous landscape},
  author={Marcio Uehara-Prado and K. Brown and A. Freitas},
  journal={Global Ecology and Biogeography},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={43-54}
}
  • Marcio Uehara-Prado, K. Brown, A. Freitas
  • Published 2006
  • Geography
  • Global Ecology and Biogeography
  • Aim  To evaluate frugivorous butterflies as indicators of forest disturbance in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Location  The study area is located in the municipality of Cotia, Sao Paulo State, south-eastern Brazil (23°35′−23°50′ S, 46°45′−47°15′ W). Methods  Sampling was done at four sites inside a large forest block, the Morro Grande State Reserve, and in five forest fragments in an adjacent fragmented landscape. Butterflies were sampled with portable traps, baited with a… CONTINUE READING
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