author listed 1429 animal species visiting flowers of 456 plant species
that grew in a small area in southwestern Illinois, USA. Marlin and
LaBerge (2001) describe Robertson’s methods.
The author recorded the identities
of flower visitor and plant species and their interactions. Data are
presented as a binary interaction matrix, in which cells with a "1"
indicate an interaction between a pair of species, and a "0" indicates
data: Robertson, C. 1929. Flowers and insects: lists of visitors to
four hundred and fifty-three flowers. Carlinville, IL, USA, C.
Sampling methods: Marlin, J. C.
& LaBerge, W. E. 2001. The native bee fauna of
Carlinville, Illinois, revisited after 75 years: a case for persistence. Conserv. Ecol. 5.
Text format: interaction
matrix (pollinators in rows, plants in columns, no species names), pollinator
names (order of names corresponds to order of rows and columns in
Excel format: data in list
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