Title: Benthic diatoms from Italian lakes
Description: Diatom assemblages (average percentage) in Italian lakes and average total phosphorus concentration
Published reference:Marchetto A. & Sforzi. T. 2018. Using benthic diatoms for estimating lake ecological quality: Comparing different taxonomic resolution. Advances in Oceanography and Limnology, 2018; 9(1): DOI: 10.4081/aiol.2018.7389
File format: comma separated value, csv
Link to file: Diatoms.csv

Title: Macroinvertebrates from Italian mountain lakes
Description: The data set, based on a total of 76 published papers (from 1902 to 2016), includes 2372 records of macroinvertebrates from 189 Italian mountain lakes. Records refer mostly to the Alps (6 regions) and partly to the Apennines (4 regions).
Published reference:Boggero A., Garzoli L. & Varini G. 2017. An historical and geographic data set on the distribution of macroinvertebrates in Italian mountain lakes. Biogeographia – The Journal of Integrative Biogeography, 32: 77–87. DOI: 10.21426/B632136983
File format: comma separated value, csv
Link to file: Mountain lake Macroinvertebrates_2017.csv

Title: Rotifera Monogononta in the world: 1960-1992
Description: The dataset includes 46,549 records of monogonont rotifers from about 1800 papers published between 1960 and 1992, compiled from De Ridder (1986, 1991, 1993) and De Ridder & Segers (1997). It is subdivided by country and by the four geographic levels of the Taxonomic Diversity Working Group standards.
Published reference: Fontaneto D., Barbosa A.M., Segers H. & Pautasso M., Ecography (2012) 35: 174-182. DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.06850.x
File format: comma separated value, csv
Link to file: E6850_Appendix_S1.csv

Title: Rotifera from Antarctica
Description: The dataset includes 1,165 records of rotifers published from Antarctica and Subantarctica until 2014. For each record, it reports the literature reference, the name of the locality with the coordinates, and the type of habitat, if available.
Published reference: Fontaneto D., Iakovenko N. & De Smet W.H., Hydrobiologia (2015) 761: 235-248. DOI:10.1007/s10750-015-2258-5
File format: comma separated value, csv
Link to file: Antarctic_rotifers_2014.csv