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Ecological parameter:  temperature range preference

Parameter group: habitat preference parameters

Explanation:
Temperature range preference describes the range of water temperature (cold stenotherm, warm stenotherm & eurytherm) a species prefers to.

Classification system: single category assignment system

Abbreviations:
Category nameAbbreviationExplanation
cold stenothermcospreference for a small cold temperature range (below 10°C)
warm stenothermwaspreference for a small warm temperature range (above 18°C)
eurythermeutno specific preference; wide temperature range
Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Crustacea124 / 255 - 48.6%
Ephemeroptera126 / 344 - 36.6%
Plecoptera273 / 571 - 47.8%
Trichoptera362 / 1428 - 25.3%
Chironomidae192 / 1278 - 15%