The structure of diversity in an epiphytic chironomid community

@article{Tokeshi1992TheSO,
  title={The structure of diversity in an epiphytic chironomid community},
  author={Mutsunori Tokeshi},
  journal={Netherland Journal of Aquatic Ecology},
  year={1992},
  volume={26},
  pages={461-470}
}
  • M. Tokeshi
  • Published 1 June 1992
  • Environmental Science
  • Netherland Journal of Aquatic Ecology
The structure of diversity in a chironomid community inhabiting submerged macrophytes was analysed, including the relationship between predation/competition and chironomid diversity. Diversity as expressed by the Shannon functionH′ was found to be strongly associated with equitabilityJ but not with species richnessS in this community. Chironomid species richness was correlated with the abundance of diatoms. DiversityH′ and equitabilityJ were significantly correlated with chironomid density… 

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