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Publications Resulting from this Project:

Bossart, J. L. and J. B. Antwi (2013). Species-specific traits predict genetic structure but not genetic diversity of three fragmented Afrotropical forest butterfly species. Conservation Genetics 14(2):511-528. doi: 10.1007/s10592-012-0436-9. [Abstract]

Elbers, J. P. and J. L. Bossart (2009). Occurrences of forest butterflies in the farm bush savannah outside a forest reserve in Ghana, West Africa. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 29(3):141-150. Copyright 2009 ICIPE. doi:10.1017/S1742758409990233.
[Abstract  PDF 413 kb]

Bossart, J. L. and E. Opuni-Frimpong (2009). Distance from edge determines fruit-feeding butterfly community diversity in Afrotropical forest fragments.  Environmental Entomology 38(1): 43-52.  [Abstract  PDF]

Bossart, J. L., E. Opuni-Frimpong, S. Kuudaar and E. Nkrumah (2006) Richness, abundance, and complementarity of fruit-feeding butterfly species in relict sacred forests and forest reserves of Ghana. Biodiversity and Conservation. 15 (1): 333-359.  Reprinted In:  (2006) Arthropod diversity and conservation (Hawksworth D. L. and A. T. Bull, eds). Topics in biodiversity and conservation, Vol 1. Springer Verlag.  [Abstract  PDF 413 kb]

Bossart, J. L., E. Opuni-Frimpong, S. Kuudaar and E. Nkrumah (2005) Fruit-feeding butterfly communities of forest "islands" in Ghana: survey completeness and spatial correlates of diversity. Pp. 151-158.  In: African biodiversity: molecules, organisms, ecosystems. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Tropical Biology, Museum Koenig, Bonn, Germany (B. A. Huber, B. J. Sinclair and K-H. Lampe, eds).  Springer Verlag.

Butterfly Posters:

Bobiri Butterfly Sanctuary Posters - Posters developed for public outreach at Bobiri Butterfly Sanctuary.

Butterflies of GhanaFree Download.



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