Corpus ID: 81496263

Spiders in restored habitat: How important are dead standing trees?

  title={Spiders in restored habitat: How important are dead standing trees?},
  author={A. Peck and Michael D. Craig and R. Hobbs and A. H. Grigg and K. Brennan and T. Fleming},
  • A. Peck, Michael D. Craig, +3 authors T. Fleming
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • There is relatively little known about any potential benefits to invertebrates of the provision of standing dead trees in areas rehabilitated following major disturbances. This study describes the effects on spiders of a tree thinning experiment at Huntly Bauxite mine, 110 km south-east of Perth, Western Australia, that created a large number of dead stags in a rehabilitated mine pit by notching and herbicide injection. Spiders were sampled over a six-month period on 159 jarrah (Eucalyptus… CONTINUE READING

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