A European monitoring protocol for the stag beetle, a saproxylic flagship species. / Campanaro, Alessandro; Zapponi, Livia; Hardersen, Sönke; Mendez, Marcos; Al Fulaij, Nida; Audisio, Paolo; Bardiani, Marco; Carpaneto, Guiseppe Maria; Corezzola, Serena; Della Rocca, Francesca; Harvey, Deborah; Hawes, Colin; Kadej, Marcin; Karg, Jerzy; Rink, Markus; Smolis, Adrian; Sprecher-Uebersax, Eva; Thomaes, Arno; Toni, Ilaria; Vrezec, Al; Zauli, Agnese; Zilioli, Michele; Chiari, Stefano.

In: Insect Conservation and Diversity, Vol. 9, No. 6, 11.2016, p. 574-584.

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A European monitoring protocol for the stag beetle, a saproxylic flagship species. / Campanaro, Alessandro; Zapponi, Livia; Hardersen, Sönke; Mendez, Marcos; Al Fulaij, Nida; Audisio, Paolo; Bardiani, Marco; Carpaneto, Guiseppe Maria; Corezzola, Serena; Della Rocca, Francesca; Harvey, Deborah; Hawes, Colin; Kadej, Marcin; Karg, Jerzy; Rink, Markus; Smolis, Adrian; Sprecher-Uebersax, Eva; Thomaes, Arno; Toni, Ilaria; Vrezec, Al; Zauli, Agnese; Zilioli, Michele; Chiari, Stefano.

In: Insect Conservation and Diversity, Vol. 9, No. 6, 11.2016, p. 574-584.

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Campanaro, A, Zapponi, L, Hardersen, S, Mendez, M, Al Fulaij, N, Audisio, P, Bardiani, M, Carpaneto, GM, Corezzola, S, Della Rocca, F, Harvey, D, Hawes, C, Kadej, M, Karg, J, Rink, M, Smolis, A, Sprecher-Uebersax, E, Thomaes, A, Toni, I, Vrezec, A, Zauli, A, Zilioli, M & Chiari, S 2016, 'A European monitoring protocol for the stag beetle, a saproxylic flagship species', Insect Conservation and Diversity, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 574-584. https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12194

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Campanaro, A., Zapponi, L., Hardersen, S., Mendez, M., Al Fulaij, N., Audisio, P., Bardiani, M., Carpaneto, G. M., Corezzola, S., Della Rocca, F., Harvey, D., Hawes, C., Kadej, M., Karg, J., Rink, M., Smolis, A., Sprecher-Uebersax, E., Thomaes, A., Toni, I., ... Chiari, S. (2016). A European monitoring protocol for the stag beetle, a saproxylic flagship species. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 9(6), 574-584. https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12194

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Campanaro A, Zapponi L, Hardersen S, Mendez M, Al Fulaij N, Audisio P et al. A European monitoring protocol for the stag beetle, a saproxylic flagship species. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 2016 Nov;9(6):574-584. https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12194

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Campanaro, Alessandro ; Zapponi, Livia ; Hardersen, Sönke ; Mendez, Marcos ; Al Fulaij, Nida ; Audisio, Paolo ; Bardiani, Marco ; Carpaneto, Guiseppe Maria ; Corezzola, Serena ; Della Rocca, Francesca ; Harvey, Deborah ; Hawes, Colin ; Kadej, Marcin ; Karg, Jerzy ; Rink, Markus ; Smolis, Adrian ; Sprecher-Uebersax, Eva ; Thomaes, Arno ; Toni, Ilaria ; Vrezec, Al ; Zauli, Agnese ; Zilioli, Michele ; Chiari, Stefano. / A European monitoring protocol for the stag beetle, a saproxylic flagship species. In: Insect Conservation and Diversity. 2016 ; Vol. 9, No. 6. pp. 574-584.

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title = "A European monitoring protocol for the stag beetle, a saproxylic flagship species",
abstract = "1. Developing protocols for threatened invertebrates is often chal- lenging, because they are not only rare but also elusive. This is the case with the stag beetle (Lucanus cervus), a protected and flagship species for the saprox- ylic beetle fauna in Europe.2. We applied a standard transect walk at a European scale (8 countries, 29 transects) to test its practicability and reliability as survey design.3. A total of 533 sightings were recorded throughout the sampling period, but detection probability changed as the season progressed. Considering the observed activity pattern, occupancy models showed that a short period of three consecutive weeks, between the middle of June and the first week of July, resulted in a high probability of detection (P > 0.7). As time of the peak of activity varies from year to year and between sites, we propose to extend the sampling period to five weekly surveys.4. Detailed information on the transect characteristics and the optimal time for surveying were analysed. The data indicate that a weekly transect at dusk provides a reliable method for monitoring this species throughout its distributional range. No correlation was found between latitude, longitude and phenology of sightings, however.5. However, a standard method such as the one presented, allows broadening the scale of monitoring studies, provinding data to evaluate the efficacy of con- servation measures.",
author = "Alessandro Campanaro and Livia Zapponi and S{\"o}nke Hardersen and Marcos Mendez and {Al Fulaij}, Nida and Paolo Audisio and Marco Bardiani and Carpaneto, {Guiseppe Maria} and Serena Corezzola and {Della Rocca}, Francesca and Deborah Harvey and Colin Hawes and Marcin Kadej and Jerzy Karg and Markus Rink and Adrian Smolis and Eva Sprecher-Uebersax and Arno Thomaes and Ilaria Toni and Al Vrezec and Agnese Zauli and Michele Zilioli and Stefano Chiari",
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AU - Audisio, Paolo

AU - Bardiani, Marco

AU - Carpaneto, Guiseppe Maria

AU - Corezzola, Serena

AU - Della Rocca, Francesca

AU - Harvey, Deborah

AU - Hawes, Colin

AU - Kadej, Marcin

AU - Karg, Jerzy

AU - Rink, Markus

AU - Smolis, Adrian

AU - Sprecher-Uebersax, Eva

AU - Thomaes, Arno

AU - Toni, Ilaria

AU - Vrezec, Al

AU - Zauli, Agnese

AU - Zilioli, Michele

AU - Chiari, Stefano

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N2 - 1. Developing protocols for threatened invertebrates is often chal- lenging, because they are not only rare but also elusive. This is the case with the stag beetle (Lucanus cervus), a protected and flagship species for the saprox- ylic beetle fauna in Europe.2. We applied a standard transect walk at a European scale (8 countries, 29 transects) to test its practicability and reliability as survey design.3. A total of 533 sightings were recorded throughout the sampling period, but detection probability changed as the season progressed. Considering the observed activity pattern, occupancy models showed that a short period of three consecutive weeks, between the middle of June and the first week of July, resulted in a high probability of detection (P > 0.7). As time of the peak of activity varies from year to year and between sites, we propose to extend the sampling period to five weekly surveys.4. Detailed information on the transect characteristics and the optimal time for surveying were analysed. The data indicate that a weekly transect at dusk provides a reliable method for monitoring this species throughout its distributional range. No correlation was found between latitude, longitude and phenology of sightings, however.5. However, a standard method such as the one presented, allows broadening the scale of monitoring studies, provinding data to evaluate the efficacy of con- servation measures.

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