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Monitoring saproxylic protected beetle species in the natural park of Aralar, Basque Country, Spain
Date typed in:  2006-05-18 10:51:08
Scheme name:  Monitoring Rosalia alpina (L.), Osmoderma eremita Scop. and other saproxylic beetle species included in the Habitats Directive in the natural park of Aralar, Basque Country, Spain
Institution: Entomology department. Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi
Coordinator: Leticia Martínez de Murguía
Main funding source: regional
Geographical scope: local
Launched in response to: EU directive
Countries monitored by the schemes:


Data availability:
Data management:
References:Saproxylic beetles in Aralar
Monitoring scheme: species  Scheme - species Show PDF 
S1. Scheme aims at monitoring:
distribution trend
S2. The main data you collect are:
S3. Do you collect information on population structure?
S4. Is your sampling design stratified?
S5. Do you follow an experimental design?
S6. How do you choose sites to be monitored ?
exhaustive sampling (all possible sites)
S7. Your sampling design allow accounting for detection probability:
S8. Monitoring data are analysed by:
not analysed
S9. The minimum annual change you think you can statistically detect is:
* without answer
S10. Are your sampling sites located in legally protected areas?
S11. The total area monitored by your scheme covers:
10 km2
S12. At how many sampling sites your scheme is implemented?
S13. How many samples do you collect per sampling site?
S14. If you want, provide the name of the field methods used for sampling:
mark-recapture, direct trapping, attracting traps
S15. What is the frequency of monitoring?
every 2 year(s)
S16. How many times do you sample per year?
S17. How much time (in do you need for one sampling occasion?
S18. Starting year of scheme:
S19. Ending year of scheme:
* without answer
S20. Has your monitoring procedure changed during this time period?
Yes, the protocol was redefined in the meantime
S21. Number of professionals involved in the scheme:
S22. Number of volunteers involved in the scheme:
S23. Is training / expert knowledge required to take part to field/lab work for your scheme?
S24. On the whole, what is the manpower (in needed per year to run the scheme (data collection, coordination, analysis)?
S25. How much do you spend on material and equipment per year (in €)?
S26. Taxonomic groups monitored:
S27. How many species do you monitor:
S28. List species of Community interest monitored:
Cerambyx cerdo
Elona quimperiana
Limoniscus violaceus
Lucanus cervus
Osmoderma eremita
Rosalia alpina
S29. Any additional species
Liocola lugubris
S30. In what types of habitat do you monitor these species?
Woodland, forest and other wooded land
S31. Can you infer causes responsible for observed changes from monitoring data?
S32. The causes of change you monitor are:
land use
S33. Were some previous categories not appropriate for describing your monitoring scheme?
* without answer
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