Spatial and seasonal distribution of invertebrates in Northern Apennine rheocrene springs

@article{Bottazzi2011SpatialAS,
  title={Spatial and seasonal distribution of invertebrates in Northern Apennine rheocrene springs},
  author={E. Bottazzi and M. Bruno and V. Pieri and A. Sabatino and L. Silveri and M. Carolli and G. Rossetti},
  journal={Journal of Limnology},
  year={2011},
  volume={70},
  pages={77-92}
}
Four perennial rheocrene springs located between 919 and 1252 m a.s.l. on substrata characterized by different lithologies were studied. Water samples and invertebrates were collected seasonally for one year. The crenic fauna was collected using three sampling techniques: moss washing, drift tubes and benthic traps. Each sampling technique was particularly efficient for collecting specific taxa typical of the different habitats (crenophilous crustaceans and crenoxenic benthic insects were… Expand
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