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Fleishman, Erica. 2011. Presence and absence of butterflies in the Shoshone Mountains and Toiyabe and Toquima ranges, Nevada. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. http://dx.doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2011-0003
These data document annual observed presences and absences of resident butterflies in canyons throughout three mountain ranges in the central Great Basin (Lander and Nye counties, Nevada): the Shoshone Mountains, Toiyabe Range, and Toquima Range. Data were collected from 1995 through 2003, inclusive. Records for each year are based on multiple visits (approximately 6) at 10-14 day intervals from late May through late August or early September.
lepidoptera; skippers; resident butterflies; montane butterflies; transects; Papilionidae; Pieridae; Nymphalidae; Lycaenidae; Hesperiidae; monitoring; time series; riparian; pinyon; juniper; sagebrush; JFSP; Joint Fire Science Program; biota; Wildlife (or Fauna); Invertebrates; multiple species; invertebrates; Nevada; Great Basin; Shoshone Mountains; Toiyabe Range; Toquima Range; Lander County; Nye County
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Fleishman, Erica. 2015. Presence and absence of butterflies in the Shoshone Mountains and Toiyabe and Toquima ranges, Nevada. 3rd Edition. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. http://dx.doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2011-0003.3