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Ecological parameter:  ecoregional distribution (sensu Illies)

Parameter group: ecoregion related parameters

Explanation:
Ecoregional distribution (sensu Illies) delineates the presence of a taxon in an ecoregion according to the concept of Illies (1967, 1978).

Illies, J. (ed.) 1967. Limnofauna Europaea. Eine Zusammenstellung aller die europäischen Binnengewässer bewohnenden mehrzelligen Tierarten m. Angaben über d. Verbreitung u. Ökologie. 1st Edition. Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart. 474pp. Illies, J. (ed.) 1978. Limnofauna Europaea. A Checklist of the Animals Inhabiting European Inland Waters, with an Account of their Distribution and Ecology. 2nd Edition. Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart. 552pp.


Classification system: presence/absence assignment system

ecoregion related parameters
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Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Crustacea177 / 255 - 69.4%
Ephemeroptera344 / 344 - 100%
Plecoptera571 / 571 - 100%
Trichoptera1428 / 1428 - 100%
Lepidoptera13 / 18 - 72.2%
Chironomidae970 / 1278 - 75.8%