What are ecological guilds? Dilemma of guild concepts

What are ecological guilds? Dilemma of guild concepts ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2014, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 445–447. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2014. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS a, b b Martin Kornan and Rudolf Kropil Centre for Ecological Studies, Ústredie 14, 013 62 Vel‘ké Rovné, Slovakia Department of Forest Protection and Game Management, Faculty of Forestry, Technical University in Zvolen, T.G. Masaryka 20, 960 53 Zvolen, Slovakia email: martin.kornan@gmail.com; martin.kornan@tuzvo.sk Received April 27. 2012 Keywords: guild concepts, Rootian concept, MacMahonian concept, intrinsic guilds, niche theory, guild def inition DOI: 10.1134/S1067413614050178 m Guilds can be considered basic structural units of (MacMahon et al., 1981; Jaksic , 1981; Kornan and ecological communities and ecosystems. The guild Adamík, 2007) suggest that “in similar way” should be concept predicts temporally and spatially stable pat excluded from the definition. The new definition terns of guild structure within communities based on means that guild members may be taxonomically very (certain) assembly rules. This means that each com distinct. For instance, spiders, ants, frogs, birds, mam munity may have a specific set of species that are clus mals can be all the members of an insectivorous guild tered into characteristic guilds based on species regardless of their different foraging strategies. This resource utilisation http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

What are ecological guilds? Dilemma of guild concepts

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Pleiades Publishing
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Copyright © 2014 by Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Subject
Life Sciences; Ecology; Environment, general
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1067-4136
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1608-3334
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10.1134/S1067413614050178
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ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2014, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 445–447. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2014. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS a, b b Martin Kornan and Rudolf Kropil Centre for Ecological Studies, Ústredie 14, 013 62 Vel‘ké Rovné, Slovakia Department of Forest Protection and Game Management, Faculty of Forestry, Technical University in Zvolen, T.G. Masaryka 20, 960 53 Zvolen, Slovakia email: martin.kornan@gmail.com; martin.kornan@tuzvo.sk Received April 27. 2012 Keywords: guild concepts, Rootian concept, MacMahonian concept, intrinsic guilds, niche theory, guild def inition DOI: 10.1134/S1067413614050178 m Guilds can be considered basic structural units of (MacMahon et al., 1981; Jaksic , 1981; Kornan and ecological communities and ecosystems. The guild Adamík, 2007) suggest that “in similar way” should be concept predicts temporally and spatially stable pat excluded from the definition. The new definition terns of guild structure within communities based on means that guild members may be taxonomically very (certain) assembly rules. This means that each com distinct. For instance, spiders, ants, frogs, birds, mam munity may have a specific set of species that are clus mals can be all the members of an insectivorous guild tered into characteristic guilds based on species regardless of their different foraging strategies. This resource utilisation

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Russian Journal of EcologySpringer Journals

Published: Sep 3, 2014

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