Show simple item record Miguel, Maria Florencia Jordano, Pedro Tabeni, Solana Campos, Claudia M. 2018-01-12T14:54:58Z 2018-01-12T14:54:58Z 2018-02-09
dc.identifier doi:10.5061/dryad.1n755
dc.identifier.citation Miguel MF, Jordano P, Tabeni S, Campos CM (2018) Context-dependency and anthropogenic effects on individual plant-frugivore networks. Oikos 127(7): 1045-1059.
dc.description Anthropogenic activities, such as grazing by domestic animals, are considered drivers of environmental changes that may influence the structure of interaction networks. The study of individual-based networks allows testing how species-level interaction patterns emerge from the pooled interaction modes of individuals within populations. Exponential random graph models (ERGMs) examine the global structure of networks by allowing the inclusion of specific node (i.e. interacting partners) properties as explanatory covariates. Here we assessed the structure of individual plant-frugivore interaction networks and the ecological variables that influence the mode of interactions under different land-use (grazed vs ungrazed protected areas). We quantified the number of visits, the number of fruits removed per visit and the interaction strength of mammal frugivore species at each individual tree. Additionally we quantified ecological variables at the individual, microhabitat, neighborhood and habitat scales that generated interaction network structure under the different land uses. Individual plant-frugivore networks were significantly modular in both land uses but the number of modules was higher in the grazed areas. We found interaction networks for grazed and ungrazed lands were structured by phenotypic traits of individual trees, by the microhabitat beneath the tree canopy and were affected by habitat modifications of anthropogenic origin. The neighborhood surrounding each individual plant influenced plant-frugivore interactions only at the grazed-land trees. We conclude that anthropogenic land uses influence the topological patterns of plant-frugivore networks and the frugivore visitation to trees through modification of both habitat complexity and the ecological traits underlying interactions between individual plants and frugivore species.
dc.relation.haspart doi:10.5061/dryad.1n755/1
dc.relation.isreferencedby doi:10.1111/oik.04978
dc.subject ecological networks
dc.subject intrapopulation heterogeneity
dc.subject land uses
dc.title Data from: Context-dependency and anthropogenic effects on individual plant-frugivore networks
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.correspondingAuthor Miguel, Maria Florencia
prism.publicationName Oikos
dryad.dansTransferDate 2018-05-22T23:32:24.456+0000
dryad.dansArchiveDate 2018-05-23T00:03:08.766+0000

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Description Data collected in the field to assess plant-frugivore interactions and plant traits. The methodologies used were: Camera traps to quantify the number of visits and the number of fruits removed by each frugivore species at each Prosopis flexuosa tree and, vegetation transects using the modified point quadrat method at the microhabitat and habitat scales. Plant traits include individual tree characteristics, neighborhood description, microhabitat and habitat variables.
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