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May 15

Immediate impact of a hurricane on the structure of a tropical butterfly community: Impact of hurricane on butterflies

Dr Frances Mullany, Georgina Hollands and Dr Jake Snaddon Biotropica volume 50 First published 15.05.2018 10.1111/btp.12549 Abstract More intense and frequent hurricanes may lead to long-lasting effects to tropical ecosystems. Here we describe the immediate impact on the butterfly community of a lowland forest in Belize, following Hurricane Earl. Species richness and abundance increased post-hurricane, …

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