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Depth range based on 10 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 50

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Depth range (m): 0 - 50
 
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Associations

Known predators

Rhoicosphenia curvata is prey of:
Austrosimulium australense
Deleatidium
Paracalliope fluviatalus
Paracalliope pale
Zelandoperla fenestrata
Paralimnophila
Zelandoperla fenstrata
Ameletopsis perscitus
Aphrophila neozelandiae
Austroperla cyrene
Coloburiscus humeralis
Deleatidium lilli
Eriopterini
Eukiefferiella
Heliodidae
Hudsonema aliena
Hydora nitida l
Hydrophilidae
Naonella forsythii
Oeconesus
Paucispinigera approximata
Phreatoicus prasinia
Pirara matakiri
Pycnocentrodes
Scirtidae
Stictocladius
Stratiomyid I
Zelandoperla agnetis
Bivalvia
Pycnocentrodes evecta
Pirara
Polypedellum
Tanytarsini
Hydora nitida
Oligochaeta type weak-long-short
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Amphipoda
Ceratopogonidae
Oligochaeta II
Oniscigaster
Orchymontia
Potamopurgus antipodarum
Stratiomyidae
Cristaperla fimbriae
Molophilus
Nothodixa
Oligochaeta I
Paracalliope purple
Podonomus
Spaniocerca zelandia
Zelandobius
Zelandoperla
Brachycentrus
Promoresia
Thaumalea
Baetis
Cricotopus
Ectopria thoracica
Epeorus dispar
Aphrophila
Austroclima jollyae
Baraeoptera roria
Helicopsyche albescens
Nesameletus ornatus
Aphrophila noevaezelandiae
Corynoneura
Tanytarsini II
Cricotopus II
Cricotopus I
Hudsonema amabilis
Hydrobiosella stenocerca
Olinga feredayi
Orychmontia
Podaena
Pycnocentria
Tanyderidae
Zephlebia spectabilis
Naonella
Maoridiamesea
Zelandoperlinae
Acroperla trivacuata
Aoteapsyche
Orthocladiinae
Hydrobiosella
Aelosoma
Antocha saxicola
Gyraulus
Hydropsyche sparana
Leucrocuta
Lumbriculidae
Psephenus
Simulium
Stenelmis crenata
Stenelmis
Unknown green algal cells
Paracalliope
Acroperla
Aoteapsyche colonica
Aoteapsyche raruraru
Aphrophila neozelandica
Aphrotenidae
Apsectrotanypus
Chironomini
Eukiefferiella brundini
Lumbriculiid type I
Lumbriculiid type II
Lumbriculiid type III
Lumbriculiid Type Skinny
Paralimnophora skusei
Polypedilum
Rhabdomastrix
Tanytarsus type blunt
Zelandobius confusus
Olinga feredayii
Oxyethira albiceps
Diamesid Blond
Chironomid type Polyped
Hydraena homolaena
Brillia
Elmidae I
Eukiefferiella II
Lumbriculidae pink
Lumbriculiid slim white
Sphaerium occidentale
Isopoda
Pycnocentria evecta

Based on studies in:
New Zealand: Otago, Akatore, Akatore catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Berwick, Meggatburn (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Blackrock, Lee catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Broad, Lee catchment (River)
New Zealand: South Island, Canton Creek, Taieri River, Lee catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Catlins, Craggy Tor catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Dempster's Stream, Taieri River, 3 O'Clock catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, German, Kye Burn catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Healy Stream, Taieri River, Kye Burn catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Kye Burn (River)
New Zealand: Otago, North Col, Silver catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Sutton Stream, Taieri River, Sutton catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Stony, Sutton catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Venlaw, Mimihau catchment (River)
New Zealand: Otago, Narrowdale catchment (River)
USA: Maine, Martins (River)
USA: North Carolina, Coweeta (River)
USA: Maine, Troy (River)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Thompson, RM and Townsend CR. 2005. Energy availability, spatial heterogeneity and ecosystem size predict food-web structure in streams. OIKOS 108: 137-148.
  • Townsend, CR, Thompson, RM, McIntosh, AR, Kilroy, C, Edwards, ED, Scarsbrook, MR. 1998. Disturbance, resource supply and food-web architecture in streams. Ecology Letters 1:200-209.
  • Thompson, RM and Townsend, CR. 2003. Impacts on stream food webs of native and exotic forest: an intercontinental comparison. Ecology 84:145-161
  • Thompson, RM and Townsend, CR. 1999. The effect of seasonal variation on the community structure and food-web attributes of two streams: implications for food-web science. Oikos 87: 75-88.
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