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Main Title The biology of rarity : causes and consequences of rare-common differences /
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Kunin, William E.
Gaston, Kevin J.
Publisher Chapman & Hall,
Year Published 1997
OCLC Number 36442106
ISBN 0412633809; 9780412633805
Subjects Population biology ; Rare animals ; Rare plants ; Species ; Endangered species ; Artenreichtum ; Seltene Pflanzen ; Seltene Tiere ; èOkologie ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Bedreigde soorten ; Biologie des populations ; Animaux rares ; Plantes rares ; Espèces (biologie)
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ESBM  QH352.B556 1997 CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 09/23/2019
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xiv, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
pt. 1. Rarity and Rare-Common Differences. 1. Introduction: on the causes and consequences of rare-common differences / William E. Kunin. 2. Rare-common differences: an overview / Kevin J. Gaston and William E. Kunin. 3. What is rarity? / Kevin J. Gaston. 4. Who is rare? Artefacts and complexities of rarity determination / Tim M. Blackburn and Kevin J. Gaston -- pt. 2. Mechanisms Creating Rare-Common Differences. 5. Who gets the short bits of the broken stick? / Michael L. Rosenzweig and Mark V. Lomolino. 6. Speciation and rarity: separating cause from consequence / Steven L. Chown. 7. How do rare species avoid extinction? A paleontological view / Michael L. McKinney. 8. Extinction risk and rarity on an ecological timescale / Georgina M. Mace and Melanie Kershaw. 9. Population biology and rarity: on the complexity of density dependence in insect-plant interactions / William E. Kunin. 10. Genetic consequences of different patterns of distribution and abundance / Jeffrey D. Karron.