Faunistic studies

Macan, T.T. and Hynes, B.N. (1939) Faunistic studies. In: Seventh annual report for the year ending 31st March 1939. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, pp. 63-66. (Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside)

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An update on the work undertaken by the authors, Macan and Hynes, over the past year. Macan provides details of additional work undertaken since his publication of faunistic work on adult animals, including details on additional field data, further developments of the conclusions intially drawn and further comparisons with fauna of the highlands of Scotland. Two histograms are provided showing succession of Corixidae in two separate waterbodies. Habitat conditions are also discussed for this species and a number of locations are mentioned including, Blelham Tarn, Derwentwater and Rusland Moss. An update on stonefly work undertaken by Hynes is provided, specifically stomach contents of nymphs and habitat preference. Details are also given of aquatic insects being breed by the staff for research.

Item Type: Book Section
Title: Faunistic studies
Personal Creator/Author:
Macan, T.T.
Hynes, B.N.
Title of Book: Seventh annual report for the year ending 31st March 1939
Refereed: No
Series Name: Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside
Page Range: pp. 63-66
Date: 1939
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Place of Publication: Ambleside, UK
Issuing Agency: Freshwater Biological Association
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aquatic insects; Habitat selection; Riparian vegetation; Lakes; Species diversity; Annual reports; Invertebrate larvae; Plecoptera; Corixidae; England; Lake District
Subjects: Biology
Item ID: 5116
Depositing User: Mrs Christine Davey
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 17:23
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 15:21
Related URLs:
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/5116

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