The possible influence of sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius varius, presence on insect community structure.

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dc.contributor.author Rissler, Leslie J. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial UMBS Campus en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-14T22:00:44Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-14T22:00:44Z
dc.date.issued 1992 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/54385
dc.description.abstract Resources are rarely distributed evenly through space, and in addition many multispecies interactions create patchiness in population densities. The Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius varius, creates resource patches to which many species aggregate, thereby affecting community structure and population densities in proximity to the sapwell patch. When artificially creating an experimental resource patch in the area of a Sapsucker territory and outside, statistically higher numbers of individuals, numbers of species and relative abundances of insect groups were found in the near experimental stations. These findings corroborate the idea that Sapsuckers influence insect community structure in a local area. en_US
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dc.subject Undergraduate Research Exper. en_US
dc.subject.other BIRDS en_US
dc.subject.other INSECTS en_US
dc.subject.other COMMUNITY en_US
dc.subject.other STRUCTURE en_US
dc.subject.other RESOURCES en_US
dc.subject.other DISTRIBUTION en_US
dc.subject.other ABUNDANCE en_US
dc.subject.other RELATIVE en_US
dc.subject.other SPHYRAPICUS en_US
dc.subject.other SAPSUCKERS en_US
dc.title The possible influence of sapsucker, Sphyrapicus varius varius, presence on insect community structure. en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Natural Resource and Environment en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Biological Station, University of Michigan en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
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dc.owningcollname Biological Station, University of Michigan (UMBS)
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