Talk:Foundation species

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Adding to article - examples of foundation species in different ecosystems and the consequences of their loss[edit]

I would like to add some examples of foundation species in different ecosystems (land, sea, forests) and the various consequences their losses would have on the ecosystem itself or on biodiversity of other species in those ecosystems. I've found the following sources/citations to help me provide these examples:

Angelini, Christine et al. "Interactions Among Foundation Species And Their Consequences For Community Organization, Biodiversity, And Conservation". BioScience 61.10 (2011): 782-789. Web. 18 Oct. 2016.

Ellison, Aaron M. et al. "Loss Of Foundation Species: Consequences For The Structure And Dynamics Of Forested Ecosystems". Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3.9 (2005): 479. Web.

Gaylord, B. et al. "Functional Impacts Of Ocean Acidification In An Ecologically Critical Foundation Species". Journal of Experimental Biology 214.15 (2011): 2586-2594. Web. 18 Oct. 2016.

Peters, D. P. C., and J. Yao. 2012. Long-term experimental loss of foundation species: consequences for dynamics at ecotones across heterogeneous landscapes. Ecosphere 3(3):27.

Sackett, T. E., S. Record, S. Bewick, B. Baiser, N. J. Sanders, and A. M. Ellison. 2011. Response of macroarthropod assemblages to the loss of hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), a foundation species. Ecosphere 2(7):art74. doi:10.1890/ES11-00155.1

Vmkeam (talk) 02:31, 18 October 2016 (UTC)