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  • Council of Europe (1979) Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats. [Text of Convention]
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  • Cuvelier S, Dincă V (2007) New data regarding the butterflies (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera) of Romania, with additional comments (general distribution in Romania, habitat preferences, threats and protection) for ten localized Romanian species. Phegea 35(3):93-115.
  • Habel JC, Ivinskis P, Schmitt T (2010) On the limit of altitudinal range shifts – Population genetics of relict butterfly populations. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 56(4):383–393.
  • Haubrich K, Schmitt T (2007) Cryptic differentiation in alpine-endemic, high-altitude butterflies reveals down-slope glacial refugia. Molecular Ecology 16(17):3643–3658.
  • Konvička M, Benes J, Schmitt T (2010) Ecological limits vis-à-vis changing climate: Relic Erebia butterflies in insular Sudeten mountains. Pages 341-355 in Relict Species: Phylogeography and Conservation Biology. Habel JC, Assmann T, eds. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.
  • Kudrna O (2002) The distribution atlas of European butterflies. Oedippus, 20:1–342.
  • Kuras T, Beneš J, Fric Z, Konvička M (2003) Dispersal patterns of endemic alpine butterflies with contrasting population structures: Erebia epiphron and E. sudetica. Population Ecology 45: 115-123. doi: 10.1007/s10144-003-0144-x
  • Kuras T, Beneš J, Konvička M (2001a) Behaviour and within-habitat distribution of adult Erebia sudetica sudetica, endemic of the Hrubý Jeseník Mts., Czech Republic (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Nota lepidopterologica 24: 69-83.
  • Kuras T, Beneš J, Konvička M, Honc L (2001b) Life histories of Erebia sudetica sudetica and E. epiphron silesiana with description of immature stages. Atalanta 32: 187-196.
  • Lepidopterologen-Arbeitsgruppe (1987) Tagfalter und ihre Lebensräume: Arten, Gefährdung, Schutz. Schweizerischer Bund für Naturschutz, Basel, 516 pp.
  • Schmitt T (2009) Biogeographical and evolutionary importance of the European high mountain systems. Frontiers in Zoology 2009, 6:9. doi:10.1186/1742-9994-6-9
  • Sonderegger P (1996). Erebia sudetica, Staudinger, 1861. Pages 113-114 in Background Information on Invertebrates of the Habitats Directive and the Bern Convention. van Helsdingen PJ, Willemse L, Speight MCD, eds. Strasbourg, Council of Europe Publishing.
  • Sonderegger P (2005) Die Erebien der Schweiz. Selbstverlag, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.
  • Wermeille E, Sonderegger P, Carron G (2007) Aktionsplan Nr. 14 - Sudeten-Mohrenfalter (Erebia sudetica). Swiss Butterfly Conservation, 53 pp.
  • van Swaay C, Collins S, Dušej G, Maes D, Munguira M, Rakosy L, Ryrholm N, Šašić M, Settele J, Thomas J, Verovnik R, Verstrael T, Warren M, Wiemers M, Wynhoff I (2012) Dos and Don’ts for butterflies of the Habitats Directive of the European Union. Nature Conservation 1: 73-153. doi: 10.3897/natureconservation.1.2786


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