Ecological Archives A025-043-A4

Gideon Pisanty and Yael Mandelik. 2015. Profiling crop pollinators: life history traits predict habitat use and crop visitation by Mediterranean wild bees. Ecological Applications 25:742752. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-0910.1

Appendix D. Supplementary information for the effect of life history traits on agricultural and crop affinities.

Table D1. Parameter estimates for the agricultural and crop affinity models.

Model type

Model term

Coefficient

SE

agricultural affinity

all species, presence-absence

intercept

3.3**

1.0

habitat = interior

-5.2***

1.3

habitat = edge

-2.7*

1.2

habitat = semi-natural

0a

 

[nesting=below g.]*[habitat=interior]

2.4***

0.53

[nesting=above g.]*[habitat=interior]

0a

 

[nesting=below g.]*[habitat=edge]

0.62

0.38

[nesting=above g.]*[habitat=edge]

0a

 

[nesting=below g.]*[habitat=semi-natural]

-2.7*

1.1

[nesting=above g.]*[habitat= semi-natural]

0a

 

ITD*[habitat=interior]

-0.060

0.24

ITD*[habitat=edge]

-0.64**

0.23

ITD*[habitat= semi-natural]

0.23

0.34

dominant species, abundance-based

intercept

-0.60

0.037

nesting = below g.

0.24***

0.029

nesting = above g.

0a

 

lecty = polylectic

0.11***

0.028

lecty = oligolectic

0a

 

crop affinity

all species, presence-absence

intercept

1.6

0.21

sociality = solitary

-1.5*

0.030

sociality = social

0a

 

crop = sunflower

-3.8**

0.002

crop = watermelon

0a

 

[lecty=polylectic]*[crop=sunflower]

-0.25

0.70

[lecty=oligolectic]*[crop=sunflower]

0a

 

[lecty=polylectic]*[crop= watermelon]

1.7*

0.016

[lecty=oligolectic]*[crop= watermelon]

0a

 

ITD*[crop= sunflower]

1.0**

0.004

ITD*[crop= watermelon]

-1.2**

0.001

dominant species, abundance-based

intercept

0.717***

0.116

sociality = solitary

-0.424**

0.139

sociality = social

0a

 

* P<0.05; ** P<0.01; *** P<0.001

a This coefficient is set to zero because it is redundant.

 

FigD1

Fig. D1. Distribution of nesting guilds among bee species sampled from different habitats. Numbers inside columns indicate species richness.


 

FigD2

Fig. D2. Distribution of inter-tegular distances (ITD; median, quartiles, and range) among bee species sampled from different habitats.


 

FigD3

Fig. D3. Distribution of sociality and lecty among bee species sampled from crop flowers vs. the total community. Numbers inside columns indicate species richness.


 

FigD4

Fig. D4. Distribution of inter-tegular distances (ITD; median, quartiles, and range) among bee species sampled from crop flowers vs. the total community.


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