Geotargeting spatial and temporal data of Italian freshwater high-altitude macroinvertebrates

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A data set including information on macroinvertebrates identified to genus/species group/species level was created within the monitoring activities of several European and national projects. The data set includes 2111 macroinvertebrate records on temporal fragmentary data from lakes Paione (upper, middle, and lower lakes Paione), and 530 records on spatial data relative to eight other high-altitude lakes from the Ossola Valley (North-western Italy, Piedmont, Central Alps). The study area is included within the Lake Maggiore watershed. All records are georeferenced because, since the beginning of the studies, temporal data were taken in the same sampling sites over years. The temporal data span over the period 1989-2020, the spatial data refer to the 2019-2020 sampling activity. The dataset is available for download as csv format at the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) data infrastructure.

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CNR-Institute for Ecosystem Studies, CNR-Water Research Institute, Italian Ministry for Ecological Transition, Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

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Boggero, Angela, Elzbieta Dumnicka, Riccardo Fornaroli, Daniele Paganelli, and Silvia Zaupa. 2023. “Geotargeting Spatial and Temporal Data of Italian Freshwater High-Altitude Macroinvertebrates”. Journal of Limnology 82 (s1). https://doi.org/10.4081/jlimnol.2023.2104.

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