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Isolated in the last refugium : the identity, ecology and conservation of the northernmost occurrence of the hermit beetle
(Turun yliopisto, 2018-05-19)
The hermit beetle (Osmoderma eremita sensu lato) is a flagship species for invertebrate conservation in Europe. Protecting this species will also aid in the preservation of other saproxylic communities on veteran trees. ...
Phylogeny and taxonomy of the Pacific monitor lizards (Squamata: Varanus: Euprepiosaurus)
(Turun yliopisto, 2017-11-24)
The monitor lizards of the subgenus Euprepiosaurus Fitzinger, popularly known as the Pacific monitor lizards, are widely distributed on islands in the southwest Pacific region where they often form conspicuous components ...
Lepidopteran forest defoliators in a changing climate : performance in different life-history stages, and range expansion
(Turun yliopisto, 2018-09-28)
Although there are few confirmed records of rising temperatures contributing to range expansions and range shifts of harmful insects so far, the link between climate and insect distribution range is plausible. Temperature ...
Sociological and ecological impacts of introduced deer populations
(Turun yliopisto, 2018-03-10)
Human-deer interactions form an integral segment of the complex social, ecological and economic network that is important to keep in balance. As observed elsewhere, deer introductions can lead to conflict among stakeholders. ...
Mapping species-habitat associations in lowland Amazonia: an across-scale perspective with biogeographical implications
(Turun yliopisto, 2017-12-09)
Amazonia is the largest continuous forest in the world, and is a terrestrial ecosystem with one of the highest estimated number of plant species globally. Even with the accumulated knowledge on species distributions in ...
Climate-induced variability in northern Baltic Sea zooplankton - Assessing driving forces and effects on higher trophic levels
(Turun yliopisto, 2019-06-14)
During the recent decades, alterations in the northern Atlantic climate conditions have resulted in major modifications in the environmental conditions of the Baltic Sea that allows for a unique opportunity to assess species ...