Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 8

Effect of the Geomagnetic Disturbance Storm Time (Dst) on Light Trapped Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Species

Nowinszky L1*, Kiss O2, Puskás J1, Kiss M1, Barta V3 and Szentkirályi F4

1Eötvös Loránd University, Savaria University Centre, Hungary, Europe
2Eszterházy Károly University, Hungary
3Geodetic and Geophysical Research Institute, Hungary
4Department of Zoology, Plant Protection Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Agricultural Research, Hungary

*Corresponding Author: Nowinszky L, Eötvös Loránd University, Savaria University Centre, Hungary, Europe.

Received: June 09, 2021 ; Published: July 09, 2021


This study deals with geomagnetic disturbance storm time (Dst) in relation with the light-trap catch of eight caddisfly (Trichoptera) species. All the caddisfly species come from our own light-traps. The numbers of catching specimens by generation were calculated relative catch (RC) values. These daily relative catch data were assigned to the daily values of geomagnetic Dst index. The relative catch data were divided accordance with the Dst index values. For each species, a relationship was found between the Dst index and the number of caddisflies captured. However, the results were not identical. Three types were identified: ascending, ascending then descending, descending then ascending.

Keywords: Caddisflies; Dst Index; Light-traps


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Citation: Nowinszky L., et al. “Effect of the Geomagnetic Disturbance Storm Time (Dst) on Light Trapped Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Species ”. Acta Scientific Microbiology 4.8 (2021): 11-16.


Copyright: © 2021 Nowinszky L., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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