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Population turnover and habitat dynamics in Notonecta (Hemiptera: Notonectidae) metapopulations

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Briers, R. A., & Warren, P. H. (2000)
Population turnover and habitat dynamics in Notonecta (Hemiptera: Notonectidae) metapopulations. Oecologia, 123(2), 216-222. https://doi.org/10.1007/s004420051008
Simple metapopulation models assume that local populations occur in patches of uniform quality habitat separated by non-habitat. However field metapopulations tend to show con...

Competition between the nymphs of two regionally co-occurring species of Notonecta (Hemiptera: Notonectidae): Competition and habitat in co-occurring Notonecta

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Briers, R. A., & Warren, P. H. (1999)
Competition between the nymphs of two regionally co-occurring species of Notonecta (Hemiptera: Notonectidae): Competition and habitat in co-occurring Notonecta. Freshwater Biology, 42(1), 11-20. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2427.1999.00448.x
1. Two species of freshwater invertebrate predator, Notonecta maculata and N. obliqua, showed a negative association in a series of small, man-made ponds in the Peak National ...

Indicator taxa for the conservation of pond invertebrate diversity

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Briers, R. A., & Biggs, J. (2003)
Indicator taxa for the conservation of pond invertebrate diversity. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 13(4), 323-330. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.576
1.Ponds are a valuable resource for the conservation of freshwater biodiversity, but are often extremely numerous in a given area, making assessment of the conservation value ...

Range size and environmental calcium requirements of British freshwater gastropods

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Briers, R. A. (2003)
Range size and environmental calcium requirements of British freshwater gastropods. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 12(1), 47-51. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1466-822X.2003.00316.x
Calcium is an essential requirement for the successful growth and development of gastropod molluscs. Data for British freshwater gastropods were used to examine the relationsh...