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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2009

Potential impact of climate change on aquatic insects: A sensitivity analysis for European caddisflies (Trichoptera) based on distribution patterns and ecological preferences

Hering, D; Schmidt-Kloiber, A.; Murphy, J.; Lucke, Sofie; Zamora-Muñoz, Carmen; Jesus Lopez-Rodriguez, Manuel; Huber, Thomas; Graf, Wolfram


The high fraction of potentially endangered species in southern Europe is a result of speciation during the Pleistocene. Species having colonised northern Europe afterwards have generally a large geographical range and are mainly generalists and thus buffered against climate change impacts.


Ecoregions; endemism; springs; cold-stenothermy; flight periods; feeding types

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Aquatic Sciences - Research Across Boundaries
2009, volume: 71, number: 1, pages: 3-14

Authors' information

Hering, D
Schmidt-Kloiber, A.
Murphy, J.
Lucke, Sofie
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment
Zamora-Muñoz, Carmen
University of Granada
Jesus Lopez-Rodriguez, Manuel
Huber, Thomas
Graf, Wolfram

Sustainable Development Goals

SDG13 Climate action

UKÄ Subject classification

Environmental Sciences
Oceanography, Hydrology, Water Resources

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