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Mayflies and Stoneflies: Life Histories and Biology

Volume 44 of the series Series Entomologica pp 255-258

Benthic and Hyporheic Faunas of Mayflies and Stoneflies in the Ter River Basin (Ne-Spain)

  • M. A. PuigAffiliated withDepartment of Animal Biology and Ecology, Fac. Biology
  • , F. SabaterAffiliated withDepartment of Ecology, Fac. Biology
  • , J. MaloAffiliated withDepartment of Animal Biology and Ecology, Fac. Biology

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Abstract

In the Riera major, north-eastern Spain, hyporheic stoneflies and mayflies were far less abundant than those in the benthos. Three species, Baetis scambus, Caenis macrura and Leuctra fusca, spent a major part of their life cycle in the hyporheos.