Information

Ecological parameter:  pollution Gomez

Parameter group: pollution preference parameters

Explanation:
Species serve as indicators for pollution following GOMEZ & LICURSI (2001).
GOMEZ, N. & M. LICURSI (2001): The Pampean Diatom Index (IDP) for assessment of rivers and streams in Argentina. Aquatic Ecology 35 (2): 173-181.

Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Araphidees8 / 577 - 1.3%
Brachyraphydees8 / 366 - 2.1%
Centrophycidees14 / 847 - 1.6%
Epithemiacees6 / 82 - 7.3%
Monoraphidees9 / 528 - 1.7%
Naviculacees72 / 5376 - 1.3%
Nitzschiacees35 / 801 - 4.3%
Surirellacees8 / 291 - 2.7%