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Table 6 List of inclusion criteria at the full-text stage

From: Can linear transportation infrastructure verges constitute a habitat and/or a corridor for insects in temperate landscapes? A systematic review

Type of criteria Description
Language Full text written in English or French
Climate Articles with study zone(s) of the temperate climatea
Type of publication Articles different from editorial material, meeting abstracts, news items and review
Comparator Articles with control/compared site (not observational studies)
Road type Articles with paved road (not unpaved road, path, gravel road, forest road)
Waterway type Articles with stream order above three, canals or riversb
Specific questions Articles that give relevant results for the six specific synthesis questions detailed in Table 1
  1. aThe Köppen–Geiger Climate Classification used to identify articles with a study zone in the temperate climate. As the funders of the study are interested in western Europe, the Cfa, Cfb, Cfc, Csa, Csb and Csc temperate zones were included in the scope of our study. See http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/mpeel/koppen.html (accessed 17 November 2015) for the GoogleEarth layers of the Köppen–Geiger Climate Classification
  2. bOnly navigable rivers and canals are transportation infrastructures, unfortunately, this information is rarely provided. Thus, we included all articles with stream order above three, canals and rivers; we excluded all articles with stream order equal or below three and articles with no information