Michael, Damian; Kay, Geoffrey; Crane, Mason; Florance, Daniel; MacGregor, Chris; Okada, Sachiko; McBurney, Lachlan; Blair, David; Lindenmayer, David
Ecological theory predicts that species with narrow niche requirements (habitat specialists) are more vulnerable to anthropocentric disturbances than those with broad niche requirements (habitat generalists). Hence, understanding a species ecological niche and guild membership would serve as a valuable management tool for providing a priori assessments of a species extinction risk. It also would help to forecast a species capacity to respond to land use change, as what might be expected to...[Show more]
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