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dc.contributor.author Péron, Guillaume
dc.coverage.spatial Africa
dc.coverage.spatial Asia
dc.coverage.spatial Australasia
dc.coverage.spatial Europe
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-24T13:19:22Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-24T13:19:22Z
dc.date.issued 2017-04-24
dc.identifier doi:10.5061/dryad.24sq5
dc.identifier.citation Péron G (2017) Multicontinental community phylogenetics of avian mixed-species flocks reveal the role of the stability of associations and of kleptoparasitism. Ecography, online in advance of print.
dc.identifier.issn 0906-7590
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10255/dryad.144153
dc.description If understood as a way to forage socially without incurring intra-specific competition for mates or other resources, mixed-species foraging flocks are predicted to be composed of functionally similar species. In the most intensively studied mixed-species foraging system, understory forest birds, relevant functional traits are however extremely difficult to measure and best replaced by phylogenetic relatedness. A multicontinental analysis of flock phylogenetic structure revealed departures from the expected phylogenetic clustering. Long-lasting associations (> one day) were phylogenetically overdispersed, indicating that these associations are affected by competitive exclusion or by mutualistic interactions. However, where kleptoparasites occurred, this effect disappeared completely, as expected if the dilution of kleptoparasitism risk compensated competition between related species. Mixed-species flocks should not be analyzed as a homogeneous phenomenon.
dc.relation.haspart doi:10.5061/dryad.24sq5/1
dc.relation.isreferencedby doi:10.1111/ecog.02574
dc.subject social foraging
dc.subject community assembly
dc.subject positive interaction
dc.title Data from: Multicontinental community phylogenetics of avian mixed-species flocks reveal the role of the stability of associations and of kleptoparasitism
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.correspondingAuthor Péron, Guillaume
prism.publicationName Ecography

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