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dc.contributor.authorGrünig, Marc
dc.contributor.authorBeerli, Nicolas
dc.contributor.authorBallesteros-Mejia, Liliana
dc.contributor.authorKitching, I
dc.contributor.authorBeck, Jan
dc.date.accessioned2021-11-24T10:47:50Z
dc.date.available2021-11-24T10:47:50Z
dc.date.issued2017-11
dc.date.submitted2017-11
dc.identifier.citationGrünig, M, Beerli, N, Ballesteros-Mejia, L, Kitching, IJ, Beck, J. How climatic variability is linked to the spatial distribution of range sizes: Seasonality versus climate change velocity in sphingid moths. J Biogeogr. 2017; 44: 2441– 2450. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13051en_US
dc.identifier.issn0305-0270
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/jbi.13051
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10141/622953
dc.description.abstractAim: To map the spatial variation of range sizes within sphingid moths, and to test hypotheses on its environmental control. In particular, we investigate effects of climate change velocity since the Pleistocene and the mid-Holocene, temperature and precipitation seasonality, topography, Pleistocene ice cover, and available land area. Location: Old World and Australasia, excluding smaller islands. Methods: We used fine-grained range maps (based on expert-edited distribution modelling) for all 972 sphingid moth species in the research region and calculated, at a grain size of 100 km, the median of range sizes of all species that co-occur in a pixel. Climate, topography and Pleistocene ice cover data were taken from publicly available sources. We calculated climate change velocities (CCV) for the last 21ky as well as 6ky. We compared the effects of seasonality and CCV on median range sizes with spatially explicit models while accounting for effects of elevation range, glaciation history and available land area. Results: Range sizes show a clear spatial pattern, with highest median values in deserts and arctic regions and lowest values in isolated tropical regions. Range sizes were only weakly related to absolute latitude (predicted by Rapoport’s effect), but there was a strong north-south pattern of range size decline. Temperature seasonality emerged as the strongest environmental correlate of median range size, in univariate as well as multivariate models, whereas effects of CCV were weak and unstable for both time periods. These results were robust to variations in the parameters in alternative analyses, among them multivariate CCV. Main conclusions: Temperature seasonality is a strong correlate of spatial range size variation, while effects of longer-term temperature change, as captured by CCV, received much weaker support.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherWileyen_US
dc.rightsembargoedAccessen_US
dc.titleHow climatic variability is linked to the spatial distribution of range sizes: seasonality versus climate change velocity in sphingid mothsen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Biogeographyen_US
dc.date.updated2021-11-08T15:18:13Z
dc.identifier.volume44en_US
dc.identifier.issue11en_US
dc.identifier.startpage2441en_US
elements.import.authorGrünig, Marc
elements.import.authorBeerli, Nicolas
elements.import.authorBallesteros-Mejia, Liliana
elements.import.authorKitching, Ian J
elements.import.authorBeck, Jan
dc.description.nhmThe attached document is the author(’s’) final accepted/submitted version of the journal article. You are advised to consult the publisher’s version if you wish to cite from iten_US
dc.subject.nhmclimate change velocityen_US
dc.subject.nhmOld Worlden_US
dc.subject.nhmrange sizeen_US
dc.subject.nhmRapoport effecten_US
dc.subject.nhmseasonalityen_US
dc.subject.nhmsphingid mothsen_US
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