Database of plant-flower visitor interactions from Ireland

Laura Russo, Una Fitzpatrick, Michelle Larkin, Sarah Mullen, Eileen Power, Dara Stanley, Cian White, Aoife O'Rourke & Jane Stout
Beneficial insects provide valuable services upon which we rely, including pollination. Pollinator conservation is a global priority, and a significant concern in Ireland, where over half of extant bee species have declined significantly in recent decades. As flower-visiting insects rely on flowering plants, one way to conserve and promote pollinator populations is to protect high-quality habitat. We analysed the structure of insect-flower interactions from multiple habitat categories in a large database of interactions from Ireland....
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