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  • Bauerfeind SS, Theisen A, Fischer K (2009) Patch occupancy in the endangered butterfly Lycaena helle in a fragmented landscape: effects of habitat quality, patch size and isolation. Journal of Insect Conservation 13: 271-277. doi: 10.1007/s10841-008-9166-1
  • Finger A, Schmitt T, Zachos FE, Meyer M, Assmann T, Habel JC (2009) The genetic status of the violet copper Lycaena helle - a relict of the cold past in times of global warming. Ecography 32: 382-390. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2008.05766.x
  • Fischer K, Beinlich B, Plachter H (1999) Population structure, mobility and habitat preferences of the Violet Copper Lycaena helle (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in Western Germany: Implications for conservation. Journal of Insect Conservation 3: 43-52. doi: 10.1023/a:1009630506216
  • George Beccaloni, Malcolm Scoble, Ian Kitching, Thomas Simonsen, Gaden Robinson, Brian Pitkin, Adrian Hine & Chris Lyal (2013). LepIndex: LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index (version 12.3,). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 11th March 2013 (Roskov Y., Kunze T., Paglinawan L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Hernandez F., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Reading, UK.
  • Habel JC, Augenstein B, Meyer M, Nève G, Rödder D, Assmann T (2010a) Population Genetics and Ecological Niche Modelling Reveal High Fragmentation and Potential Future Extinction of the Endangered Relict Butterfly Lycaena helle. In: Habel JC, Assmann T (Eds). Relict Species. Springer Berlin Heidelberg: 417-439. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-92160-8_25
  • Habel JC, Finger A, Schmitt T, Nève G (2011a) Survival of the endangered butterfly Lycaena helle in a fragmented environment: Genetic analyses over 15 years. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 49: 25-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0469.2010.00575.x
  • Habel JC, Rodder D, Schmitt T, Neve G (2011b) Global warming will affect the genetic diversity and uniqueness of Lycaena helle populations. Global Change Biology 17: 194-205. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02233.x
  • Habel JC, Schmitt T, Meyer M, Finger A, Rodder D, Assmann T, Zachos FE (2010b) Biogeography meets conservation: the genetic structure of the endangered lycaenid butterfly Lycaena helle (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 101: 155-168.
  • MERLET F. & HOUARD X. (2012). Synthèse bibliographique sur les traits de vie du Cuivré de la Bistorte (Lycaena helle (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)) relatifs à ses déplacements et à ses besoins de continuités écologiques. Service du patrimoine naturel du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle. Paris. 7 pages.
  • Martín Cano J, García-Barros E, Munguira ML (2009) Lycaena helle (Dennis y Schiffermüller, 1775). In: Verdú JR, Galante E (Eds). Atlas de los Invertebrados Amenazados de España (Especies En Peligro Crítico y En Peligro). Dirección General para la Biodiversidad, Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Madrid: 180-184.
  • Meyer M (1981) Révision systématique, chorologique et écologique des populations européennes de Lycaena (Helleia) helle [Denis; Schiffermüller, 1775]; (Lepidoptera: Lyceanidae). Linneana belgica 8: 238-260.
  • Meyer M, Helminger T (1994) Studies of a population of Lycaena helle arduinnae Meyer, 1980 in the northwestern Oesling region (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Bulletin de la Société des Naturalistes Luxembourgeois 95: 315-326.
  • Steiner R, Trautner J, Grandchamp A-C (2006) Larvalhabitate des Blauschillernden Feuerfalters (Lycaena helle) am schweizerischen Alpennordrand unter Berücksichtigung des Einflusses von Beweidung. In: Fartmann T, Hermann G (Eds). Larvalökologie von Tagfaltern und Widderchen in Mitteleuropa. Westfälisches Museum für Naturkunde, Münster: 135-151.


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