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Phenotypic biomarkers of climatic impacts on declining insect populations : A key role for decadal drought, thermal buffering and amplification effects and host plant dynamics
Carnicer i Cols, Jofre (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals)
Stefanescu, Constantí (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals)
Vives Ingla, Maria (Universitat de Barcelona)
López-Otín, Carlos (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals)
Cortizas, Sofía (Universitat de Barcelona)
Wheat, Christopher (University of Stockholm)
Vila Ujaldón, Roger (Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (Barcelona))
Llusià Benet, Joan (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals)
Peñuelas, Josep (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals)

Date: 2019
Abstract: Widespread population declines have been reported for diverse Mediterranean butterflies over the last three decades, and have been significantly associated with increased global change impacts. The specific landscape and climatic drivers of these declines remain uncertain for most declining species. Here, we analyse whether plastic phenotypic traits of a model butterfly species (Pieris napi) perform as reliable biomarkers of vulnerability to extreme temperature impacts in natural populations, showing contrasting trends in thermally exposed and thermally buffered populations. We also examine whether improved descriptions of thermal exposure of insect populations can be achieved by combining multiple information sources (i. e. , integrating measurements of habitat thermal buffering, habitat thermal amplification, host plant transpiration, and experimental assessments of thermal death time (TDT), thermal avoidance behaviour (TAB) and thermally induced trait plasticity). These integrative analyses are conducted in two demographically declining and two non‐declining populations of P. napi.
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció EC/FP7/610028
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/CGL2016‐78093‐R
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/CGL2013‐48074‐P
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/CGL2013‐48277‐P
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció AGAUR/2014/SGR-274
Rights: Tots els drets reservats
Language: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; acceptedVersion
Subject: Butterflies ; Climate change ; Host plant ; Multiannual drought ; Phenotypic biomarker ; Pieris napi ; Thermal buffering
Published in: Journal of Animal Ecology, Vol. 88, Issue 3 (March 2019) , p. 376-391, ISSN 1365-2656

DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12933

Available from: 2020-03-31

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