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Biodiversity Conservation in Costa RicaLearning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest$
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Gordon Frankie

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780520223097

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520223097.001.0001

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Diversity, Migration, and Conservation of Butterflies in Northern Costa Rica

Diversity, Migration, and Conservation of Butterflies in Northern Costa Rica

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(p.99) Chapter 8 Diversity, Migration, and Conservation of Butterflies in Northern Costa Rica
Source:
Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica
Author(s):

William A. Haber

Robert D. Stevenson

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0008

This chapter presents the diversity of butterfly faunas of the Costa Rican dry forest, the cloud forest of the neighboring mountains, and the wet forest on the adjacent Atlantic slope. It also describes the migration behavior of dry-forest butterflies and how they adapt to a changing seasonal environment.

Keywords:   butterfly fauna, dry forest, cloud forest, wet forest, migration, butterflies

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