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[Nested species subsets of amphibians and reptiles in Thousand Island Lake].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23019024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Habitat fragmentation is a main cause for the loss of biological diversity. Combining line-transect methods to survey the amphibians and reptiles on 23 islands on Thousand Island Lake in Zhejiang province, along with survey data on nearby plant species and habitat variables collected by GIS, we used the"BINMATNEST (binary matrix nestedness temperature calculator)" software and the Spearman rank correlation to examine whether amphibians and reptiles followed nested subsets and their influencing factors. The results showed that amphibians and reptiles were significantly nested, and that the island area and habitat type were significantly associated with their nested ranks. Therefore, to effectively protect amphibians and reptiles in the Thousand Islands Lake area we should pay prior attention to islands with larger areas and more habitat types.
Authors:
Xi Wang; Yan-Ping Wang; Ping Ding
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dong wu xue yan jiu = Zoological research / "Dong wu xue yan jiu" bian ji wei yuan hui bian ji     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0254-5853     ISO Abbreviation:  Zool. Res.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100961499     Medline TA:  Dongwuxue Yanjiu     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  chi     Pagination:  439-46     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China. dingping@zju.edu.cn.
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