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The Lepidoptera Cyaniris semiargus flies in May in Doñana

Cyaniris semiargus is a small lepidopteran from the Lycaenidae family that reaches in Doñana its southernmost distribution limit. At this latitude, besides Doñana, it its only observed at higher...

Doñana teems again with butterflies

Since 2007, from March to October, technicians from Doñana’s Biodiversity Monitoring Group (ICTS-RBD) perform regular surveys of butterflies. The surveys are performed in five different study...

Firebreaks constrain butterfly movements

Firebreaks are linear strips that dissect the landscape and prevent or mitigate the spread of wildfires in Mediterranean landscapes. However, few studies have addressed their potential effect on...

Effect of habitat quality on flying patterns of the butterfly Plebejus argus

Animal movement often changes with habitat quality. Butterfly movements may be influenced by structural attributes of habitat patches or may reflect the distribution of food, mates, host plants or...