Trophic Transfer of Arsenic from an Aquatic Insect to Terrestrial Insect Predators.

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Mogren, Christina L.; Walton, William E.; Parker, David R.; Trumble, John T.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067817, pmc: PMC3694899
  • Subject: Toxicology | Trophic Interactions | Research Article | Biology | Freshwater Environments | Community Ecology | Chemical Ecology | Ecological Environments | Medicine | Freshwater Ecology | Q | Ecology | R | Toxic Agents | Entomology | Science | Energy Flow | Aquatic Environments | Zoology
    mesheuropmc: inorganic chemicals | integumentary system | fungi

The movement of energy and nutrients from aquatic to terrestrial ecosystems can be substantial, and emergent aquatic insects can serve as biovectors not only for nutrients, but also for contaminants present in the aquatic environment. The terrestrial predators Tenodera ... View more
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