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Table 1 Comparison of the best models of the POPAN 5.0 analyses for estimating the daily population sizes of B. pales in 2014 in Parcul Natural Bucegi, Romania: Akaike information criterion (AICC) and number of considered parameters

From: Dispersal and adaptation strategies of the high mountain butterfly Boloria pales in the Romanian Carpathians

  Model AICc Parameters
Grazed sector {phi(g x T 2 ) p(g + hours) pent(g + t) N(g x t)} 1712.88 30
{phi(g x T) p(g + hours) pent(g + t) N(g x t)} 1714.85 32
{phi(g x T) p(g x hours) pent(g + t) N(g x t)} 1716.26 33
Ungrazed sector {phi(g + t) p(g x hours) pent(g + t) N(g x t)} 1571.84 25
{phi(g + t) p(g + hours) pent(g + t) N(g x t)} 1572.29 23
{phi(g + t) p(g + hours) pent(g x t) N(g x t)} 1573.97 32
  1. Basic variables: survival rate (phi), capture probability (p), proportional recruitment (pent), total number of individuals (N). Dependent variables: sex (g); factorial (t), linear (T) and quadratic (T2) dependency on time. The model with the lowest value for AICC and the smallest numbers of parameters was chosen as best supported (underlined); for the grazed sector, it was the first model, for the ungrazed sector it was the second model