Free Access
Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim.
Volume 51, Number 2, 2015
Page(s) 115 - 127
Published online 13 March 2015
  • Allan J.D. and Castillo M.M., 2007. Stream Ecology: Structure and Function of Running Waters (2nd edn,), Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 435 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Baptista D.F., Buss D.F., Egler M., Giovanelli A., Silveira M.P. and Nessimian J.L., 2007. A multimetric index based on benthic macroinvertebrates for evaluation of Atlantic Forest streams at Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. Hydrobiologia, 575, 83–94. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Becker B., Moretti M.S. and Callisto M., 2009. Length–dry mass relationships for a typical shredder in Brazilian streams (Trichoptera: Calamoceratidae). Aquat. Insects, 31, 227–234. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Boyero L., Pearson R.G., Dudgeon D., Graça M.A.S., Gessner M.O., Albariño R.J., Ferreira V., Yule C.M., Boulton A.J., Arunachalam M., Callisto M., Chauvet E., Ramírez A., Chará J., Moretti M.S., Gonçalves J.F. Jr, Helson J.E., Chará-Serna A.M., Encalada A.C., Davies J.N., Lamothe S., Cornejo A., Li A.O.Y., Buria L.M., Villanueva V.D., Zúñiga M.C. and Pringle C.M., 2011. Global distribution of a key trophic guild contrasts with common latitudinal diversity patterns. Ecology, 92, 1839–1848. [CrossRef] [PubMed] [Google Scholar]
  • Brasil, 1992. Normais Climatológicas (1960–1990), Brasília: Ministério da Agricultura e Reforma Agrária, Secretaria Nacional de Irrigação, Departamento Nacional de Meteorologia, Brasília, 84 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Burnham K. and Anderson D., 2002. Model Selection and Multimodel Inference: A Practical Information-Theoretical Approach, Springer, New York. [Google Scholar]
  • Callisto M. and Graça M.A.S., 2013. The quality and availability of fine particulate organic matter for collector species in headwater streams. Int. Rev. Hydrobiol., 98, 132–140. [Google Scholar]
  • Callisto M., Hughes R.M., Lopes J.M. and Castro M.A. (eds.), 2014. Ecological Conditions in Watersheds of Hydropower Dams, Série Peixe Vivo 2. Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, 213 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Carvalho E.M. and Graça M.A.S., 2007. A laboratory study on feeding plasticity of the shredder Sericostoma vittatum Rambur (Sericostomatidae). Hydrobiologia, 575, 353–359. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Carvalho E.M. and Uieda V.S., 2009. Diet of invertebrates sampled in leaf-bags incubated in a tropical headwater stream. Zoologia (Curitiba), 26, 694–704. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Casas J.J., 1996. The effect of diet quality on growth and development of recently hatched larvae of Chironumus gr. plumosus. Limnética, 12, 1–8. [Google Scholar]
  • Chapman L. and Chapman C., 2002. Tropical forest degradation and aquatic ecosystems: our current state of knowledge. In: Collares-Pereira M.J., Cowx I.G. and Coelho M.M. (eds.), Conservation of Freshwater Fishes: Options for the Future, Blackwell Science, Oxford, 237–249, 472 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Chara-Serna A.M., Chara J.D., Zuniga M.D., Pearson R.G. and Boyero L., 2012. Diets of leaf litter-associated invertebrates in three tropical streams. Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim., 48, 139–144. [CrossRef] [EDP Sciences] [Google Scholar]
  • Cheshire K., Boyero L. and Pearson R.G., 2005. Food webs in tropical Australian streams: shredders are not scarce. Freshwat. Biol., 50, 748–769. [Google Scholar]
  • Cummins K.W., Merritt R.W. and Andrade P.C.N., 2005. The use of invertebrate functional groups to characterize ecosystem attributes in selected streams and rivers in South Brazil. Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 40, 69–89. [Google Scholar]
  • Davies J.N. and Boulton A.J., 2009. Great house, poor food: effects of exotic leaf litter on shredder densities and caddisfly growth in 6 subtropical Australian streams. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 28, 491–503. [Google Scholar]
  • Diniz-Filho J.A.F., Bini L.M., Oliveira G., Barreto B.S., Silva M.M.F.P., Terribile L.C., Rangel T.F.L.V.B., Pinto M.P., Sousa N.P.R., Vieira L.C.G., Melo A.S., Marco Júnior P.P., Vieira C.M., Blamires D., Bastos R.P., Carvalho P., Ferreira L.G., Telles M.P.C., Rodrigues F.M., Silva D.M., Silva N.J. Jr and Soares T.N., 2009. Macroecology, biogeography and priority areas for conservation in the Brazilian Cerrado. Oecol. Bras., 13, 470–497. [Google Scholar]
  • Ehrman T.P. and Lamberti G.A., 1992. Hydraulic and particulate matter retention in a 3rd-order Indiana stream. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 11, 341–349. [Google Scholar]
  • Ferreira W., Paiva L. and Callisto M., 2011. Development of a benthic multimetric index for biomonitoring of a neotropical watershed. Braz. J. Biol., 71, 15–25. [Google Scholar]
  • Ferreira W.R., Ligeiro R., Macedo D.R., Hughes R.M., Kaufmann P.R., Oliveira L.G. and Callisto M., 2014. Importance of environmental factors on the richness and distribution of benthic macroinvertebrates in tropical headwater streams. Freshwat. Sci., 33, 860–871. [Google Scholar]
  • França J.S., Gregório R.S., Paula J.D.A., Gonçalves J.F.J., Ferreira F.A. and Callisto M., 2009. Composition and dynamics of allochthonous organic matter inputs and benthic stock in a Brazilian stream. Mar. Freshwat. Res., 60, 990–998. [Google Scholar]
  • Friberg N. and Jacobsen D., 1994. Feeding plasticity of two detrivore-shredders. Freshwat. Biol., 32, 133–142. [Google Scholar]
  • Frissell C.A., Liss W.J., Warren C.E. and Hurley M.D., 1986. A hierarchical framework for stream habitat classification: viewing streams in a watershed context. Environ. Manage, 10, 199–214. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Gonçalves J.F.J. and Callisto M., 2013. Organic-matter dynamics in the riparian zone of a tropical headwater stream in Southern Brasil. Aquat. Bot., 109, 8–13. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Gonçalves J.F.J., Graça M.A.S. and Callisto M., 2006. Leaf-litter breakdown in 3 streams in temperate, Mediterranean, and tropical Cerrado climates. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 25, 344–355. [Google Scholar]
  • Gonçalves J.F.J., Graça M.A.S. and Callisto M., 2007. Litter decomposition in a Cerrado savannah stream is retarded by leaf toughness, low dissolved nutrients and a low density of shredders. Freshwat. Biol., 52, 1440–1451. [Google Scholar]
  • Graça M.A.S., 2001. The role of invertebrates on leaf litter decomposition in streams – A review. Int. Rev. Hydrobiol., 86, 383–393. [Google Scholar]
  • Graça M.A.S. and Cressa C., 2010. Leaf quality of some tropical and temperate tree species as food resource for stream shredders. Int. Rev. Hydrobiol., 95, 27–41. [Google Scholar]
  • Graça M.A.S., Cressa C.M.O.G., Gessner T.M.O., Feio M.J., Callies K.A. and Barrios C., 2001. Food quality, feeding preferences, survival and growth of shredders from temperate and tropical streams. Freshwat. Biol., 46, 947–957. [Google Scholar]
  • Harrell F.E., 2001. Regression Modeling Strategies: With Applications to Linear Models, Logistic Regression, and Survival Analysis, Springer, New York, 333 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Horvath T.G., 2004. Retention of particulate matter by macrophytes in a first-order stream. Aquat. Bot., 78, 27–36. [Google Scholar]
  • Hughes R.M., Herlihy A.T. and Kaufmann P.R., 2010. An evaluation of qualitative indexes of physical habitat applied to agricultural streams in ten U.S. States. J. Amer. Wat. Resour. Assoc., 46, 792–806. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • IBGE - Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, 1991. Manual Técnico da Vegetação Brasileira, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 92 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Jabiol J., McKie B.G., Bruder A., Bernadet C., Gessner M.O. and Chauvet E., 2013. Trophic complexity enhances ecosystem functioning in an aquatic detritus ‐based model system. J. Animal Ecol., 82, 1042–1051. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Kaufmann P.R. and Faustini J.M., 2012. Simple measures of channel habitat complexity predict transient hydraulic storage in streams. Hydrobiologia, 685, 69–95. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Kaufmann P.R., Levine P., Robison E.G., Seeliger C. and Peck D.V., 1999. Quantifying Physical Habitat in Wadeable Streams, EPA 620/R-99/003 Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program, US Environmental Protection Agency, Corvallis, OR, 149 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Kaufmann P.R., Larsen D.P. and Faustini J.M., 2009. Bed stability and sedimentation associated with human disturbances in Pacific Northwest streams. J. Amer. Wat. Resour. Assoc., 45, 434–459. [Google Scholar]
  • Kovalenko K.E., Thomaz S.M. and Warfe D.M., 2012. Habitat complexity: approaches and future directions. Hydrobiologia, 685, 1–17. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Ligeiro R., Hughes R.M., Kaufmann P.R., Macedo D.R., Firmiano K.R., Ferreira W.R., Oliveira D., Melo A.S. and Callisto M., 2013. Defining quantitative stream disturbance gradients and the additive role of habitat variation to explain macroinvertebrate taxa richness. Ecol. Indicat., 25, 45–57. [Google Scholar]
  • Malas D. and Wallace J.B., 1977. Strategies for coexistence in three species of net-spinning caddisflies (Trichoptera) in second-order southern Appalachian streams. Can. J. Zool., 55, 1829–1840. [Google Scholar]
  • Mathuriau C. and Chauvet E., 2002. Breakdown of leaf litter in a neotropical stream J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 21, 384–396. [Google Scholar]
  • Merritt R.W. and Cummins K.W. (eds.), 1996. An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America (3rd edn), Kendall Hunt, Dubuque, Lowa, 862 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Mihuc T.B. and Mihuc J.R., 1995. Trophic ecology of five shredders in a rocky mountain stream. J. Freshwat. Ecol., 10, 209–216. [Google Scholar]
  • Mihuc T.B. and Minshall G.W., 1995. Trophic generalists vs. trophic specialists: implications for food web dynamics in post-fire streams. Ecology, 76, 2361–2372. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Moretti M.S., Loyola R.D., Becker B. and Callisto M., 2009. Leaf abundance and phenolic concentrations codetermine the selection of case-building materials by Phylloicus sp. (Trichoptera, Calamoceratidae). Hydrobiologia, 630, 199–206. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Motta R.L. and Uieda V.S., 2004. Diet and trophic groups of an aquatic insect community in a tropical stream. Braz. J. Biol., 64, 809–817. [Google Scholar]
  • Motta R.L. and Uieda V.S., 2005. Food web structure in a tropical stream ecosystem. Austral Ecol., 30, 58–73. [Google Scholar]
  • Myers N., Mittermeier R.A., Mittermeier C.G., Da Fonseca G.A. and Kent J., 2000. Biodiversity hotspots for conservation priorities. Nature, 403, 853–858. [CrossRef] [PubMed] [Google Scholar]
  • Naiman R., Decamps H. and McClain M., 2005. Riparia: Ecology, Conservation and Management of Streamside Communities, Elsevier, Academic Press, Burlington, USA, 448 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Oliveira L., Bispo P., Crisci V. and Sousa K., 1999. Distribuições de categorias funcionais alimentares de larvas de Trichoptera (Insecta) em uma região serrana do Brasil Central. Acta Limnol. Brasil., 11, 173–183. [Google Scholar]
  • Oliveira L.G. and Froehlich C.G., 1997. Diversity and community structure of aquatic insects (Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera) in a mountain stream in Southeastern Brazil. Acta Limnol. Brasil., 9, 139–148. [Google Scholar]
  • O'Neill R., Johnson A. and King A., 1989. A hierarchical framework for the analysis of scale. Landscape Ecol., 3, 193–205. [Google Scholar]
  • Peck D.V., Herlihy A.T., Hill B.H., Hughes R.M., Kaufmann P.R., Klemm D.J., Lazorchak J.M., McCormick F.H., Peterson S.A., Ringold P.L., Magee T. and Cappaert M.R., 2006. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program – Surface Waters. Western Pilot Study: field operations manual for wadeable streams. EPA Report EPA EPA/620/R-06/003. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, 331 p. [Google Scholar]
  • Pinder L.C.V., 1986. Biology of freshwater Chironomidae. Ann. Rev. Entomol., 31, 1–23. [Google Scholar]
  • Quinn J.M. and Hickey C.W., 1990. Characterisation and classification of benthic invertebrate communities in 88 New Zealand rivers in relation to environmental factors. N. Z. J. Mar. Freshwat. Res., 24, 387–409. [Google Scholar]
  • Rincon J. and Martinez F., 2006. Food quality and feeding preferences of Phylloicus sp. (Trichoptera: Calamoceratidae). J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 25, 209–215. [Google Scholar]
  • Strahler A.N., 1957. Quantitative analysis of watershed geomorphology. Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 38, 913–920. [Google Scholar]
  • Tomanova S., Goitia E. and Helešic J., 2006. Trophic levels and functional feeding groups of macroinvertebrates in neotropical streams. Hydrobiologia, 556, 251–264. [CrossRef] [Google Scholar]
  • Tonn W.M., 1990. Climate change and fish communities: a conceptual framework. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc., 119, 337–352. [Google Scholar]
  • Vannote R.L., Minshall G.W., Cummins K.W., Sedell J.R. and Cushing C.E., 1980. The river continuum concept. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 37, 130–137. [Google Scholar]
  • Wantzen K.M. and Wagner R., 2006. Detritus processing by invertebrate shredders: a neotropical-temperate comparison. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 25, 216–232. [Google Scholar]
  • Webster J.R., Benfield E.F., Ehrman T.P., Schaeffer M.A., Tank J.L., Hutchens J.J. and D'Angelo D.J., 1999. What happens to allochthonous material that falls into streams? A synthesis of new and published information from Coweeta. Freshwat. Biol., 41, 687–705. [Google Scholar]
  • Yule C.M., Leong M.Y., Liew K.C., Ratnarajah L., Schmidt K., Wong H.M., Pearson R.G. and Boyero L., 2009. Shredders in Malaysia: abundance and richness are higher in cool upland tropical streams. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 28, 404–415. [Google Scholar]

Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.

Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.

Initial download of the metrics may take a while.