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Table 2 Summary of multivariate analyses (RDA and partial RDA) of seasonal and weather-dependent changes in the composition of male chironomid assemblages in 2014–2015

From: Seasonality and weather conditions jointly drive flight activity patterns of aquatic and terrestrial chironomids

Model Aquatic species Terrestrial species
AEV Pseudo-F P AEV Pseudo-F P
Month 67.3% 9.9 0.0001 57.1% 6.3 0.0001
Humidity (H) 16.0% 6.0 0.0005 20.7% 7.3 0.0006
Temperature (T) 23.1% 8.8 0.0001 2.0% 1.5 0.23
Wind speed (W) 7.6% 3.2 0.012 12.7% 4.5 0.009
Cloud cover (C) 3.1% 1.8 0.10 13.4% 4.7 0.007
Air pressure 0.9% 1.2 0.26 0.1% 1.0 0.38
T + TH regime 35.8% 8.3 0.0001
T + H 35.7% 8.2 0.0001
H + TH regime 33.2% 7.5 0.0001 20.7% 4.1 0.0002
T + H + Wa 38.8% 6.5 0.0001
T + H + W (month) 0% 1.0 0.55
H + W + Cb 37.3% 5.8 0.0002
H + W + C (month) 18.7% 2.4 0.038
  1. Only species with at least five occurrences included. Significant results (P < 0.05) in italics. Covariates used in partial RDA given in parentheses. AEV adjusted explained variation of the model, TH regime one of the two temperature-humidity regimes; see “Methods” for details
  2. a, bShown in Fig. 4