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The effects of flight behaviour on the larval abundance of Trichoptera in the Schierenseebrooks (North Germany)

  • B. Statzner
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Abstract

Imaginal ecology is usually neglected in studies on the factors limiting the distribution of caddisflies. Comparing the distribution of imagines and larvae in two lake-fed brooks in North Germany it becomes evident that imaginal migration and the presence or absence of specific swarming places influence the larval distribution of several species. Flight behaviour is expected to be affected mainly by channel pattern, riparian and emergent aquatic vegetation, width of the water surface, and also by the flight of other species.

Flight behaviour of the following species is described: Neureclipsis bimaculata, Mystacides azurea, M. longicornis, M. nigra, Athripsodes aterrimus, A. cinereus, Ceraclea dissimilis.

Keywords

Riparian Vegetation Current Speed Aquatic Insect Oviposition Site Flight Period 
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