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Ecological parameter:  habitat specialist

Parameter group: habitat preference parameters

Explanation:
A habitat specialist depends on a certain microhabitat during essential parts of its larval stages (e.g. stable substrates for filter-feeders, lithal with epilithic diatoms for grazers) or during pupation (e.g. wood for Lepidostoma basale).

Classification system: modified presence/absence assignment system

Abbreviations:
Category nameAbbreviationExplanation
habitat specialisthasspecialist on a certain habitat
Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Ephemeroptera93 / 344 - 27%
Trichoptera646 / 1428 - 45.2%
Chironomidae47 / 1278 - 3.6%