Ecology

Associations

Known predators

Rhyacophila dorsalis (Rhyacophila dorsalis larvae) is prey of:
Actinopterygii
Aves
Chiroptera
Polycentropus flavomaculatus

Based on studies in:
UK: Yorkshire, Aire, Nidd & Wharfe Rivers (River)
Wales, Dee River (River)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • E. Percival and H. Whitehead, 1929. A quantitative study of the fauna of some types of stream-bed. J. Ecol. 17:282-314, from p. 311 & overleaf.
  • R. M. Badcock, 1949. Studies in stream life in tributaries of the Welsh Dee. J. Anim. Ecol. 18:193-208, from pp. 202-206 and Price, P. W., 1984, Insect Ecology, 2nd ed., New York: John Wiley, p. 23
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Known prey organisms

Rhyacophila dorsalis (Rhyacophila dorsalis larvae) preys on:
Hydroptila
Chironomidae
algae
Baetis
Hydropsyche
Simulium
Plectoptera

Based on studies in:
UK: Yorkshire, Aire, Nidd & Wharfe Rivers (River)
Wales, Dee River (River)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • E. Percival and H. Whitehead, 1929. A quantitative study of the fauna of some types of stream-bed. J. Ecol. 17:282-314, from p. 311 & overleaf.
  • R. M. Badcock, 1949. Studies in stream life in tributaries of the Welsh Dee. J. Anim. Ecol. 18:193-208, from pp. 202-206 and Price, P. W., 1984, Insect Ecology, 2nd ed., New York: John Wiley, p. 23
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Rhyacophila dorsalis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 29
Species With Barcodes: 1
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