International Journal of Ecology / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Biological Monitoring Using Macroinvertebrates as Bioindicators of Water Quality of Maroaga Stream in the Maroaga Cave System, Presidente Figueiredo, Amazon, Brazil

Table 3

Aquatic macroinvertebrates present at each sampling location.

InvertebratesSampling locationsPoints
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Blattaria: Blattidae++1
Coleoptera: Curculionidae+4
Coleoptera: Helodidae+3
Crustacea++6
Diptera: Chironomidae+2
Ephemeroptera: Baetidae+4
Hemiptera: Gerridae+3
Hemiptera: Naucoridae+++++3
Hemiptera: Veliidae+3
Hydracarina: Aranae+4
Lepidoptera+++++++1
Megaloptera: Corydalidae+++++++++++4
Odonata: Calopterygidae+8
Odonata: Coenagrionidae++8
Odonata: Cordulegastridae+8
Odonata: Gomphidae+++8
Planaria++++++5
Plecoptera: Perlidae+++++++++++10
Trichoptera: Calamoceratidae++++++8
Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae++5
Trichoptera: Hydropsychidae++++++++++5
Trichoptera: Leptoceridae+10
Trichoptera: Odontoceridae++10
Trichoptera: Philopotamidae++++++8
Trichoptera: Polycentropodidae+7

Total138

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