Linkages Between Trophic Variability and Distribution of Pteronarcys spp. (Plecoptera: Pteronarcyidae) Along a Stream Continuum

@inproceedings{Plague1998LinkagesBT,
  title={Linkages Between Trophic Variability and Distribution of Pteronarcys spp. (Plecoptera: Pteronarcyidae) Along a Stream Continuum},
  author={Gordon R Plague and James Buchanan Wallace and Jack W. Grubaugh},
  year={1998}
}
Abstract Pteronarcys stoneflies, which are traditionally considered shredders in eastern North America, inhabit second- through seventh-order streams in the Little Tennessee River (LTR) drainage basin. Because very little coarse allochthonous particulate organic matter occurs in the relatively large (sixth- and seventh-order) LTR, we analyzed the gut contents of five individuals from each of five sites and two dates (August and December) (n = 50) along a fourth- through seventh-order stretch of… Expand
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