nMDS ordination plots at different identification levels: family level for morphology (a) and metabarcoding (b) data, OTUs (c) and haplotypes (d). Stress was lower than 10% for all analyses. Numbers refer to sites: 1–2 upstream perennial, 3–4 downstream perennial and 5–6 downstream intermittent.

  Part of: Laini A, Beermann AJ, Bolpagni R, Burgazzi G, Elbrecht V, Zizka VMA, Leese F, Viaroli P (2020) Exploring the potential of metabarcoding to disentangle macroinvertebrate community dynamics in intermittent streams. Metabarcoding and Metagenomics 4: e51433. https://doi.org/10.3897/mbmg.4.51433