Bennett, Cyril (2007) A seven year study of the life cycle of the Mayfly Ephemera danica. Freshwater Forum, 27, pp. 3-14.
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Ephemera danica Müller, 1764 (Ephemeroptera) is one of the largest mayflies found in the British Isles with some females reaching over 30 mm. It is a common and widespread species found in rivers, lakes and streams throughout Europe and is particularly abundant in many of the lowland rivers of the British Isles. The larvae are burrowers – mainly found where silt accumulates below macrophytes. This article gives a general overview of research work on the factors affecting the life cycle of Ephemera danica over a seven year period (1995–2002) on two rivers, the River Test at Leckford in Hampshire and the North Wey at Tilford in Surrey.
|Title:||A seven year study of the life cycle of the Mayfly Ephemera danica|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Freshwater Forum|
|Page Range:||pp. 3-14|
|Issuing Agency:||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Insect larvae; Life cycle; Rivers; Growth rate; Ephemera danica; England|
|Depositing User:||Hardy B Schwamm|
|Date Deposited:||14 Jan 2011 14:28|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 17:59|
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