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Figure 6 | Movement Ecology

Figure 6

From: The dual role of rivers in facilitating or hindering movements of the false heath fritillary butterfly

Figure 6

The effect of the river and riverbank habitats to the movements of the false heath fritillary in a hypothetical landscape. The graph shows probability of simulated male (middle column of panels) and female (right hand column of panels) false heath fritillaries to reach a target patch (light blue edges; pointed with an arrow, located on the Western side of the river) within its lifetime, as a function of its place of birth. The results are shown for a landscape with a 50-meter wide low-quality matrix stripe (the river) and symmetric riverbank habitats (panels D-F), a similar landscape in which the river has been replaced with breeding habitat (panels G-I) and for a landscape where the same amount of habitat (in squares) and low-quality matrix as in the artificial riparian landscape has been distributed evenly across the landscape (panels A-C). Parameter values set to the posterior median values of the generalised movement model. We classified the landscapes (panels A, D, G) into low-quality matrix (dark grey) and breeding habitat (white).

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