Evaluating the effects of landscape configuration on site occupancy and movement dynamics of odonates in Iowa

dc.contributor.author Dinsmore, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Harms, Tyler
dc.contributor.author Kinkhead, Karen
dc.contributor.author Dinsmore, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Harms, Tyler
dc.contributor.department Natural Resource Ecology and Management
dc.date 2018-02-17T14:31:45.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T06:12:11Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T06:12:11Z
dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2014
dc.date.issued 2014-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Odonates contribute highly to global biodiversity and are considered good indicators of environmental quality, but they are under-studied and quantitative information on their habitat associations is lacking. Our objective was to examine the effects of landscape configuration on site occupancy and movement dynamics of four odonate species in Iowa: <em>Tramea onusta</em>, <em>Epitheca princeps</em>, <em>Pantala flavescens</em>, and <em>Calopteryx maculata</em>. We conducted standardized visual encounter surveys for odonates at 233 public properties in Iowa from 2007 to 2011 and computed landscape variables within a 200, 600 m, and 1 km radius of each surveyed site. Using a robust design occupancy model in Program MARK, we estimated detection probability and site occupancy, site extinction, and site colonization probabilities for each species. We found few significant effects of landscape variables on site occupancy, extinction, or colonization, although landscape variables at 600 m were included in the best model for all species. Detection probability (SE) ranged from 0.30 (0.04) for <em>Pantala flavescens</em> to 0.49 (0.04) for <em>Calopteryx maculata</em>. Our study provides information to aid habitat restoration and management efforts on sites having suitable characteristics in the surrounding landscape and ultimately help conserve odonates.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This is a manuscript of an article from <em>Journal of Insect Conservation</em> 18 (2014): 307, doi:10.1007/s10841-014-9638-4. Posted with permission. The final publication is available at Springer via <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10841-014-9638-4" target="_blank">http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10841-014-9638-4</a>.</p>
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/56207
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dc.source.uri 10.1007/s10841-014-9638-4
dc.subject.disciplines Natural Resources Management and Policy
dc.subject.keywords dameselfly
dc.subject.keywords dragonfly
dc.subject.keywords Iowa
dc.subject.keywords landscape
dc.subject.keywords occupancy
dc.subject.keywords odonate
dc.title Evaluating the effects of landscape configuration on site occupancy and movement dynamics of odonates in Iowa
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