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Life cycle and secondary production of two species of Campsurus (Ephemeroptera, Polymitarcyidae) in reservoirs of southeastern Brazil

Author:
dos Santos Lima, Júlio César, Pamplin, Paulo Augusto Zaitune
Source:
Studies on neotropical fauna and environment 2017 v.52 no.1 pp. 1-10
ISSN:
1744-5140
Subject:
Polymitarcyidae, multivoltine habit, secondary productivity, temporal variation, Brazil
Abstract:
The aim of this paper was to study the life cycle, the annual secondary production, and the spatial and temporal variation of the species Campsurus truncatus and C. violaceus in two reservoirs in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Campsurus truncatus was recorded in 11 months and had a multivoltine lifecycle with a secondary production of 4.61 g.m ⁻².year ⁻¹. Campsurus violaceus was collected in eight months and had a bivoltine lifecycle with a secondary productivity of 1.96 g.m ⁻².year ⁻¹.
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5622349