The role of small secondary biotopes in a highly fragmented landscape as habitat and connectivity providers for dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata)

@article{Maynou2017TheRO,
  title={The role of small secondary biotopes in a highly fragmented landscape as habitat and connectivity providers for dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata)},
  author={Xavier Maynou and Ricard Mart{\'i}n and Daniel Aranda},
  journal={Journal of Insect Conservation},
  year={2017},
  volume={21},
  pages={517-530}
}
Habitat loss and degradation are considered major threats to freshwater biodiversity and to invertebrates in particular. These often irreversible processes may lead to local and regional extinctions of species, most notably of stenotopic taxa. In spite of this, a number of studies have shown that small habitat patches can sustain rich and abundant… CONTINUE READING