volume 168, issue 9, P688-694 2020
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12952
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Felix Helbing, Thomas Fartmann, Dominik Poniatowski

Abstract: An important component of recent nature conservation is the ecological restoration of semi-natural grasslands. The aim of such projects is usually the restoration of typical plant communities; translocation of animals, by contrast, plays only a minor role. This is based on the assumption that a recovery of the flora will lead to recovered fauna; however, this is not always the case. Suction samplers with gauze collection bags are well suited to sample arthropods, and they may also be helpful for transferring a…

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