Patch size and colonisation patterns: an experimental analysis using north temperate coprophagous dung beetles

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2000
Authors:J. A. Finn, Giller P. S.
ISBN Number:0906-7590

The relationship between dung pad size and both adult colonisation and larval development was investigated in an assemblage of north temperate dung beetles (Geotrupes, Aphodius and Sphaeridium ) using both dung pads and baited pitfall traps. Wet weight of 22-day-old natural dung pads was found to vary widely in the field (

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