Ephemeroptera


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Related to Ephemeroptera: Diptera, May fly, Trichoptera, shadfly
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Fig. 150 Ephemeroptera . Ephemera sp.

Ephemeroptera

an order of the class Insecta, containing the mayflies. They are EXOPTERGYOTES, and spend the great majority of their life in the nymphal stage and only a few minutes or hours in the nonfeeding, adult stage.
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La similitud en terminos de composicion de las zonas de referencia con las zonas mineras, revela la gran capacidad de estos ecosistemas de sustentar una gran diversidad biologica, donde se destaca la presencia y buena representatividad de morfoespecies de Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera y Trichoptera, relacionados con las buenas condiciones de los ecosistemas (e.
Estudios de los rasgos biologicos y ecologicos en poblaciones de los ordenes: Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera y Trichoptera (clase Insecta), en un rio al pie del glaciar Mururata.
Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera y Trichoptera (EPT), en general, son los ordenes mas representativos de la entomofauna que hace parte de la comunidad de macroinvertebrados bentonicos y poseen buen potencial como indicadores del estado ecologico del habitat y la calidad del agua, ademas de cumplir un papel importante en los ciclos de nutrientes y transferencia de energia de estos ecosistemas [41,54].
The three most-abundant aquatic invertebrate taxa collected were Crustacea (n = 3,568), Ephemeroptera (n = 2,080), and Heteroptera (n = 2,038) while only a few individuals of Megaloptera (n = 2), Arachnida (n = 14), and Plecoptera (n = 21) were captured (Table 1).
S 0 0 0 0 0 Diamphipnoa helgae S 0 0 3 3 0 Diamphipnopsis samali S 3 0 9 0 6 Inconeuria porteri P 3 21 3 15 0 Kempnyella genualis P 6 0 0 3 9 Pictetoper/a gayi P 0 0 0 0 0 Klapopteryx armillata S 0 54 3 0 12 Penturoperla barbota S 0 0 0 0 0 Ceratoperia schwabei S 0 0 3 0 0 Limnoperla jaffueli S 312 1008 750 186 2226 Antarctoperla michaelseni S 0 15 0 294 0 Notoperlopsis femina S 15 3 444 30 3 Pelurgoperla personata S 48 561 0 135 12 Neuroperlopsis paths S 3 0 0 21 0 Ephemeroptera Andesiops peruvianus CG 450 573 414 312 690 Andesiops torrens CG 117 6 126 87 69 Chiloporter eatoni P 0 0 9 0 42 Chaquihua bullocki P 0 0 0 0 0 Hapsiphlebia anastomosis CG 0 0 21 6 9 Meridialaris dignillina CG 225 39 1266 609 747 Meridialaris chilooense CG 96 63 0 0 15 Nousia sp.
In this regard, Zamudio et al (9) and Mojica-Corzo et al (10) indicate the consumption for S dariensis of aquatic insects of the orders Diptera, Trichoptera, Ephemeroptera, and Plecoptera that adhere to the surface of the rocks, which are caught with the help of their upper teeth.
The greatest taxa richness was recorded for Trichoptera (11 taxa: 10 species and 1 genus), Mollusca (11 species) and Ephemeroptera (11 species).
Molluscs, Coleoptera, zooplankton, Ephemeroptera, mud, Trichoptera, and animal debris constituted the secondary preys (IFP, 1-10%) of this species.
EPT: % Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera (MANDAVILLE, 2002), where the individual abundances of these orders reflects the water quality, because, in general, most of these organisms are more sensitive to organic pollution;
Macroinvertebrates, identified to genus, were used to determine: alpha diversity (taxa richness), species evenness (Simpson's Index), percent sensitive taxa (% Ephemeroptera, Trichoptera, Plecoptera (EPT)) and community composition (Jaccards Similarity Coefficient).
The presence of pollution sensitive ephemeroptera was justified by low TDS and high LDO at Rasul Headworks.
2002) were calculated by taking into account the number of sensitive taxa (number of Ephemeroptera, Odonata and Trichoptera taxa).