• A comparative analysis reveals weak relationships between ecological factors and beta diversity of stream insect metacommunities at two spatial levels 

      Heino, Jani; Melo, Adriano S.; Bini, Luis Mauricio; Altermatt, Florian; Al-Shami, Salman A.; Angeler, David G.; Bonada, Nuria; Brand, Cecilia; Callisto, Marcos; Cottenie, Karl; Dangles, Olivier; Dudgeon, David; Encalada, Andrea; Gothe, Emma; Gronroos, Mira; Hamada, Neusa; Jacobsen, Dean; Landeiro, Victor L.; Ligeiro, Rapael; Martins, Renato T.; Miserendino, Maria Laura; Rawi, Che Salmah Md; Rodrigues, Marciel E.; Roque, Fabio de Oliveira; Sandin, Leonard; Schmera, Denes; Sgarbi, Luciano F.; Simaika, John P.; Siqueira, Tadeu; Thompson, Ross M.; Townsend, Colin R. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015-02-23)
      The hypotheses that beta diversity should increase with decreasing latitude and increase with spatial extent of a region have rarely been tested based on a comparative analysis of multiple datasets, and no such study has ...