Ecological Archives E092-022-A2

Michael R. Allen, Jessica N. VanDyke, and Carla E. Cáceres. 2011. Metacommunity assembly and sorting in newly formed lake communities. Ecology 92:269–275.

Appendix B. Additional data from the water column and sediment cores.

FIG. B1. Proportional spring water column abundance of cladoceran taxa for eight Kickapoo State Park lakes from 2003 – 2008. Deep lakes: Sportsman's, Clear, Deep. Moderate-depth lakes: Long, High, Inland. Shallow lakes: Emerald, Number 6.

TABLE B1. The maximum number of ephippia found in individual core slices for each lake by species.

Lake D. pulicaria D. dentifera D. amb / par Ceriodaphnia
Clear 12 23 72 34
Deep 64 47 62 48
Emerald 4 6 21 1
High 10 23 100 36
Inland 22 23 61 23
Long 10 26 113 55
Number 6 2 1 71 4
Sportsman's 57 77 165 34

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