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Ecological parameter:  altitude preference (WFD)

Parameter group: region preference parameters

Explanation:
The altitude preference (WFD) summarises the preferred altitude according to the three altitudinal categories (<200 m, 200-800m, >800m) defined by the Water Framework Directive.

Classification system: presence/absence assignment system

Abbreviations:
Category nameAbbreviationExplanation
>800 mg8habove 800 m sea level
200-800 m28hbetween 200 and 800 m sea level
<200 ml2hbelow 200 m sea level
minminminimum altitude
maxmaxmaximum altitude
Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Ephemeroptera269 / 344 - 78.1%
Plecoptera531 / 571 - 92.9%
Trichoptera703 / 1428 - 49.2%
Chironomidae445 / 1278 - 34.8%