Monday, October 17, 2011

Lonicera mackii's adverse impacts on native amphibian communities

Invasive shrub alters native forest amphibian communities, is an article in Science Direct which reports the results of a study done on native amphibian communities under the invasive shrub Lonicera mackii. The authors,  James I. Watling, Caleb R. Hickman, and John L. Orrock found that species richness decreased under the canopy of this invasive shrub.
Green tree frog, Hyla cinereaphoto by Gerald J. Lenhard, Louisiana State University,