6. The Habitat Context for Butterfly Populations

  1. Roger L. H. Dennis1,2

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315257.ch6

A Resource-Based Habitat View for Conservation: Butterflies in the British Landscape

A Resource-Based Habitat View for Conservation: Butterflies in the British Landscape

How to Cite

Dennis, R. L. H. (2010) The Habitat Context for Butterfly Populations, in A Resource-Based Habitat View for Conservation: Butterflies in the British Landscape, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315257.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BB, UK

  2. 2

    Institute for Environment, Sustainability and Regeneration, Room s122, Mellor Building, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DE, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199452

Online ISBN: 9781444315257

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Keywords:

  • butterfly populations;
  • metapopulations;
  • habitat quality;
  • topology;
  • landscape

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • From Populations to Metapopulations

  • Basic Principles of Metapopulations

  • The Link between Structure and Dynamics in Metapopulations

  • Empirical Studies of Butterfly Metapopulations in Britain: Habitat Quality Matters

  • Metapopulations and a Resource View of the Matrix

  • From Metapopulations to an Entire Landscape Approach