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Author Hanski, Ilkka

Title Dung Beetle Ecology
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (514 pages)
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Contents Cover; Contents; Part 1: Introduction
Summary In many ecosystems dung beetles play a crucial role--both ecologically and economically--in the decomposition of large herbivore dung. Their activities provide scientists with an excellent opportunity to explore biological community dynamics. This collection of essays offers a concise account of the population and community ecology of dung beetles worldwide, with an emphasis on comparisons between arctic, temperate, and tropical species assemblages. Useful insights arise from relating the vast differences in species' life histories to their population and community-level consequences. The a
Notes Print version record
Subject Dung beetles -- Ecology
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- General.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology.
Dung beetles -- Ecology
Form Electronic book
Author Cambefort, Yves
ISBN 9781400862092