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Benthic macroinvertebrate sampling in the Arnsberger Wald

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As a part of the subproject dealing with the species diversity the fauna of several sections of the Kleine Schmalenau, Große Schmalenau and their tributaries has been sampled within the last three weeks. The macroinvertebrates of the more than 20 sampling sites might help to explain the prescence of certain species in both natural and […]

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Collaboration with the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB)

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In collaboration with Dr. Xavier-François Garcia from the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB, Berlin) all the chironomids (nonbiting midges) from the Breitenbach (Hesse) of 2013 and 2014 will be analysed as a part of the project on species diversity. As one of the rare taxonomic experts for chironomids, Dr. Xavier-François Garcia will identify all […]

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Emergence traps at the Kleine Schmalenau

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Three emergence traps have been placed at the Kleine Schmalenau (NRW, Germany). Just like last year at the Breitenbach (s. Emergence trap Breitenbach) we aim to inventory the species diversity of aquatic insects for 1 year. In a second following step short genetic markers (DNA Barcodes) are generated for every single species. By using these short […]

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