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- Della Bella, Valentina; Mancini, Laura
- Hydrobiologia 2009 v.634 no.1 pp. 25-41
- Mediterranean region, etc ; Coleoptera; Ephemeroptera; Eunotia; European Union; Hirudinea; Neidium; Odonata; Pinnularia; Pleidae; Stauroneis; Trichoptera; coasts; community structure; ecosystems; freshwater; habitats; humans; hydrochemistry; landscapes; lowlands; macroinvertebrates; ponds; species diversity; surface water; woodlands; Italy; Show all 27 Subjects
- ... Mediterranean coastal areas are characterised by heavily transformed landscapes and an ever-increasing number of ponds are subjected to strong alterations. Although benthic diatoms and macroinvertebrates are widely used as indicators in freshwater ecosystems, little is still known about the diatom communities of lowland freshwater ponds in the Mediterranean region, and, furthermore, there are few ...