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Table 2 Invertebrate taxa observed and characteristics

From: Avian ecosystem functions are influenced by small mammal ecosystem engineering

Taxa Total abundance Saprophyte or other decomposer Pollinator Predator Phytophage
Coleoptera: Melyridae 156   + + (larva)  
Coleoptera: Bostrichidae 101 +    
Coleoptera: Anobidae 1 +    
Coleoptera: Ptinidae 1 +    
Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae 35 +    
Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae (larva) 7 + (larva)    +
Coleoptera: Elateridae 1   +   + (larva)
Coleoptera: Carabidae 19    +  
Coleoptera: Glaphyridae 22   +   + (larva)
Coleoptera: Staphylinidae 4 +   +  
Coleoptera: Lathridiidae 2 + + +  
Coleoptera: Coccinellidae (larva) 15    +  
Coleoptera: Coccinellidae 3    +  
Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae 2     +
Coleoptera: Curculionidae 3     +
Coleoptera: Mordellidae 2 + (larva) +   + (larva)
Hymenoptera: Sphecidae 2   + +  
Hymenoptera: Pompilidae 1   + +  
Hymenoptera: Calcidoidea, Fam? 14   + +  
Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Fam? 13   +   
Hymenoptera: Calcidae 0    +  
Hymenoptera: Mutillidae 2    +  
Hymenoptera: Chrysididae 2   + +  
Hymenoptera: Fam? 0     
Hymenoptera: Formicidae 91    +  
Lepidoptera: Tortricidae 13   +   + (larva)
Lepidoptera: Noctuidae (larva) 9   +   + (larva)
Lepidoptera: Fam? 1   +   +
Diptera: Fam? 2     
Diptera: Ascilidae 2    +  
Diptera: Bombyliidae 0   + +  
Diptera: Mycetophilidae 6 +    
Diptera: Phoridae 2   + +  
Diptera: Tephritidae 1   +   +
Diptera: Calliphoridae 1 + +   
Diptera: Sciaridae 12 +    
Diptera: Muscidae 1 + +   
Diptera: Drosophilidae 0 +    
Diptera: Agromyzidae 1     +
Hemiptera: Lygaeidae 64    + +
Hemiptera: Miridae 18    + +
Hemiptera: Aphididae 6     +
Hemiptera: Fam? 2     
Hemiptera: Cicadellidae 65     +
Orthoptera: Fam? 6     +
Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae (nymph) 16     +
Orthoptera: Acridiidae 10     +
Orthoptera: Acridiidae (nymph) 2     +
Orthoptera: Gryllidae 1 +    
Psocoptera 1 +   +  
Thysanoptera 2     +
Thysanura 84 +    
Collembola 21 +    
Isopoda 5 +    +
Opilionida 22    +  
Arachnida: Araneae 31    +  
Arachnida: Solifugae 2    +  
Acaridida 131 +   +  
Pseudoescorpionida 1    +  
  1. List of all invertebrate taxa observed, their total abundance across plots, and whether species in each taxonomical group present important functional traits. Fam? indicates that the taxa could not be identified at the family level.