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  • Drechsler M, Watzold F, Johst K, Bergmann H, Settele J (2007) A model-based approach for designing cost-effective compensation payments for conservation of endangered species in real landscapes. Biological Conservation 140: 174-186.
  • Ernst M (1999) Das Lebensraumspektrum der Ameisenbläulinge Maculinea nausithous und Maculinea teleius im Regierungsbezirk Darmstadt (Hessen) sowie Vorschläge zur Erhaltung ihrer Lebensräume. Natur und Landschaft 74: 299-305.
  • Geissler-Strobel S (1999) Landschaftsplanungsorientierte Studien zu Ökologie, Verbreitung, Gefährdung und Schutz der Wiesenknopf-Ameisen-Bläulinge Glaucopsyche (Maculinea) nausithous und Glaucopsyche (Maculinea) teleius. Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo, Neue Folge 44: 1-105.
  • 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.
  • Grill A, Cleary DFR, Stettmer C, Bräu M, Settele J (2008) A mowing experiment to evaluate the influence of management on the activity of host ants of Maculinea butterflies. Journal of Insect Conservation 12: 617-627. doi: 10.1007/s10841-007-9098-1
  • Johst K, Drechsler M, Thomas J, Settele J (2006) Influence of mowing on the persistence of two endangered large blue butterfly species. Journal of Applied Ecology 43: 333-342.
  • Lhonoré PJ (1997) L’ amènagement d’ habitats pour une gestion durable des populations des papillons du genre Maculinea (M. alcon, M. teleius, M. nausithous) (Lepidopt., Lycaenidae). Council of Europe Environmental Encounters Series 33, 109–119.
  • Novak J, Skalicky M, Hakl J, Dvorakova E (2007) Habitat management for the protected Maculinea butterflies: The effect of mowing. Cereal Research Communications 35: 857-860. doi: 10.1556/Crc.35.2007.2.173
  • Nowicki P, Pepkowska A, Kudlek J, Skorka P, Witek M, Settele J, Woyciechowski M (2007) From metapopulation theory to conservation recommendations: Lessons from spatial occurrence and abundance patterns of Maculinea butterflies. Biological Conservation 140: 119-129. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2007.08.001
  • Settele J, Kühn E, Thomas JA (2005b)Studies on the Ecology and Conservation of Butterflies in Europe, Vol. 2: Species Ecology along a European Gradient: Maculinea butterflies as a Model. Pensoft, Sofia-Moscow, 289 pp.
  • Stettmer C, Binzenhöfer B, Gros P, Hartmann P (2001a) Habitatmanagement und Schutzmaßnahmen für die Ameisenbläulinge Glaucopsyche teleius und Glaucopsyche nausithous. Teil 1: Populationsdynamik, Ausbreitungsverhalten und Biotopverbund. Natur und Landschaft 76: 278-287.
  • Stettmer C, Binzenhöfer B, Gros P, Hartmann P (2001b) Habitatmanagement und Schutzmaßnahmen für die Ameisenbläulinge Glaucopsyche teleius und Glaucopsyche nausithous. Teil 2: Habitatansprüche, Gefährdung und Pflege. Natur und Landschaft 76: 366-376.
  • Stettmer C, Bräu M, Binzenhöfer B, Reiser B, Settele J (2008) Pflegeempfehlungen für das Management der Ameisenbläulinge Maculinea teleius, Maculinea nausithous und Maculinea alcon. Ein Wegweiser für die Naturschutzpraxis. Natur und Landschaft 83: 480-487.
  • Thomas JA (1984) The Behavior and Habitat Requirements of Maculinea nausithous (the Dusky Large Blue Butterfly) and Maculinea teleius (the Scarce Large Blue) in France. Biological Conservation 28: 325-347.
  • Timus N, Voda R, Paulini I, Crisan A, Popa R, Rakosy L (2011) Managementul pajistilor mezohigrofile de pe Dealurile Clujului Est (Transilvania) pentru protectia si conservarea specie Maculinea teleius (Bergsträsser, 1779) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Meso-hygrophilous grassland management for the conservation of Maculinea teleius (Bergsträsser, 1779) – in the Eastern Hils of Cluj (Transylvania) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). In: Brudea V, Duduman ML, Rakosy L (Eds) Biodiversitatea si managementul insectelor din România, Suceava, 24–25 Septembrie 2010, 29–45.
  • Witek M, Nowicki P, Śliwinska EB, Skórka P, Settele J, Schonrogge K, Woyciechowski M (2010) Local host ant specificity of Phengaris (Maculinea) teleius butterfly, an obligatory social parasite of Myrmica ants. Ecological Entomology 35: 557-564. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.2010.01213.x
  • Wynhoff I (1998) The recent distribution of the European Maculinea species. Journal of Insect Conservation 2: 15-27.
  • Wynhoff I (2001) At home on foreign meadows: the reintroduction of two Maculinea butterfly species. Wageningen: Wageningen University, 236 pp.
  • Wynhoff I, Grutters M, van Langevelde F (2008) Looking for the ants: selection of oviposition sites by two myrmecophilous butterfly species. Animal Biology 58: 371-388. doi: 10.1163/157075608x383683
  • Wynhoff I, van Gestel R, van Swaay C, van Langevelde F (2011) Not only the butterflies: managing ants on road verges to benefit Phengaris (Maculinea) butterflies. Journal of Insect Conservation 15: 189-206. doi: 10.1007/s10841-010-9337-8


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