Université de Fribourg

The role of non-native plants and vertebrates in defining patterns of compositional dissimilarity within and across continents

Winter, Marten ; Kühn, Ingolf ; Sorte, Frank A. La ; Schweiger, Oliver ; Nentwig, Wolfgang ; Klotz, Stefan

In: Global Ecology and Biogeography, 2010, vol. 19, no. 3, p. 332-342

Aim Human activities have led to the spread and establishment of increasing numbers of non-native species. Here we assess whether non-native plant and vertebrate species have affected species compositions within and across Europe and North America. We also assess the effects of intra-continental species exchange using the example of vertebrates.Location European countries and North America...