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Table 4 Indicator taxa and indicator values (IV) identified for four season data using ISA analysis with Monte Carlo permutation test (4999 runs)

From: Temporal variations in macroinvertebrate communities from the tributaries in the Three Gorges Reservoir Catchment, China

Family name Seasons Indicator Value (IV) p-value
Caenidae Spring 25.5 0.0002
Ceratopogonidae Spring 17.8 0.0002
Unidentified Diptera Spring 18.8 0.0002
Chironomidae Spring 28.1 0.0258
Planorbidae Summer 12.1 0.0018
Baetidae Autumn 30.3 0.0004
Ecnomidae Autumn 11.8 0.0006
Heptageniidae Autumn 25.8 0.0286
Leptoceridae Autumn 6.9 0.0442
Ephemerellidae Winter 23.8 0.0014
Tipulidae Winter 22.1 0.002
Mytilidae Winter 11 0.0194
Hydropsychidae Winter 20.7 0.0282
Limnephilidae Winter 7.5 0.0398
  1. Indicator species (p ≤ 0.05)