Insects (ants, beetles, butterflies) as bioindicators Cover Image

Owady (mrówki, chrząszcze, motyle) jako biowskaźniki
Insects (ants, beetles, butterflies) as bioindicators

Author(s): Krassimira Ilieva-Makulec, Marta Marcjanek, Patrycja Słodownik
Subject(s): Geography, Regional studies, Environmental Geography
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie
Keywords: bioindication; bioindicators; ants; beetles; butterfies

Summary/Abstract: This paper is about bioindication, which is a method of assessing environmental conditions by using the response of organisms to changes in the environment. On the basis of available literature, some examples using selected groups of insects (ants, beetles and butterflies) as bioindicators are discussed.

  • Issue Year: 12/2014
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 99-120
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Polish