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Does global warming lead to taxonomical and functional reorganization of insect communities in European rivers?

In this blogpost, Dr. Alessandro Manfrin, postdoc of the DFG RTG SystemLink,  talks about his recent study published “Taxonomic and functional reorganization in Central European stream macroinvertebrate communities over 25 years”. Here they observed that because of increasing temperatures, species that favour cold waters are progressively replaced by those that favour warm temperatures leading to functional alterations of the community.

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