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Schirpke, U., Meisch, C., & Tappeiner, U. (2018). Symbolic species as a cultural ecosystem service in the European Alps: insights and open issues. Landscape Ecology, 33(5), 711–730. doi:10.1007/s10980-018-0628-x https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-018-0628-x

Purpose: Symbolic plants and animals are recognised as a cultural ecosystem service (CES), which is still underrepresented in ecosystem services assessments. Thus, this study aims at identifying and mapping important symbolic species in the European Alps, which are of cultural significance to large …

Louis Agassiz
Agassiz, Louis

* May 28, 1807 – December 14, 1873 †

United States; Switzerland

Identified Cidaridae and collected Cichlidae

Alexander Emanuel Agassiz
Agassiz, Alexander Emanuel

* December 17, 1835 – March 27, 1910 †

United States; Switzerland

Identified Cidaridae and collected Nymphalidae

Aiken, Charles E. H.

* September 07, 1850 – January 15, 1936 †

Identified Emberizidae and collected Emberizidae

John James Audubon
Audubon, John James

* April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851 †

United States; France

Collected Emberizidae

Vernon Orlando Bailey
Bailey, Vernon Orlando

* June 21, 1864 – April 20, 1942 †

United States

Identified Cricetidae and collected Cricetidae

Rollo Beck
Beck, Rollo

* August 26, 1870 – November 22, 1950 †

United States

Identified Thraupidae and collected Laridae

Identified Cricetidae and collected Corvidae

William Temple Hornaday
Hornaday, William Temple

* December 01, 1854 – March 06, 1937 †

United States

Collected Bovidae

Clinton Hart Merriam
Merriam, Clinton Hart

* December 05, 1855 – March 19, 1942 †

United States

Identified Parulidae and collected Cricetidae

Richardson, William Blaney

* March 19, 1868 – December 01, 1927 †

Identified Emberizidae and collected Tyrannidae

Joseph Rock
Rock, Joseph

* January 13, 1884 – December 05, 1962 †

Austria; United States

Identified Lobariaceae and collected Ericaceae