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The Ornaments of LifeCoevolution and Conservation in the Tropics$
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Theodore H. Fleming and W. John Kress

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226253404

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226023328.001.0001

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The Future of Vertebrate-Angiosperm Mutualisms

The Future of Vertebrate-Angiosperm Mutualisms

(p.441) 10 The Future of Vertebrate-Angiosperm Mutualisms
The Ornaments of Life

Theodore H. Fleming

W. John Kress

University of Chicago Press

This chapter reviews the conservation status of plant-visiting vertebrates and the ecosystem services they provide. It describes their major threats and their ecological consequences, and offers an overview of how these threats can be mitigated. It begins with a discussion of three recent studies that illustrate the ecological consequences of disrupted mutualistic interactions between vertebrates and their food plants.

Keywords:   conservation, plant-visiting vertebrates, ecological impact, mutualisms, vertebrates, food plants

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