A Tree-related Microhabitat (TreM) is a distinct, well-delineated morphological singularity occurring on living or standing dead trees, which constitutes a crucial substrate for species. Cavities, conks of lignivorous fungi and dead branches are examples of TreMs. TreMs are widely recognized key features of biodiversity and are useful indirect indicators for biodiversity. Therefore, researchers have suggested using them as a monitoring tool to address biodiversity conservation issues in forest ecosystems. How the the identification of co-occurrence patterns of tree-related microhabitats can be used as a method to simplify routine monitoring is explored in the recently released paper Co-occurrence patterns of tree-related microhabitats: A method to simplify routine monitoring by Larrieu et al., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.107757.
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