The value of Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa as a foodplant for Lepidoptera
Parsons, Mark S.; Greatorex-Davies, Nick. 2006 The value of Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa as a foodplant for Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation, 118. 1-11.Full text not available from this repository.
Sweet Chestnut is a non-native tree in Britain and is considered to have a low biodiversity value. However, over seventy species of Lepidoptera have now been recorded utilizing Sweet Chestnut as a foodplant, demonstrating it to be an under-valued and important hostplant.
|Programmes:||CEH Programmes pre-2009 publications > Biodiversity|
|CEH Sections:||_ Biological Records Centre|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Botany
Ecology and Environment
|Date made live:||29 Jun 2007 13:29|
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