volume 167, issue 6, P566-576 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12803
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Daniel Albeny‐Simões, Pedro Giovâni Silva, Jennifer Ann Breaux, Malva Isabel Medina Hernández

Abstract: Metacommunity theory is a convenient framework in which to investigate how local communities linked by dispersal influence patterns of species distribution and abundance across large spatial scales. For organisms with complex life cycles, such as mosquitoes, different pressures are expected to act on communities due to behavioral and ecological partitioning of life stages. Adult females select habitats for oviposition, and resulting offspring are confined to that habitat until reaching adult stages capable of…

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