Definition of hyporheic in English:
Denoting an area or ecosystem beneath the bed of a river or stream that is saturated with water and that supports invertebrate fauna which play a role in the larger ecosystem: the hyporheic zone
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- This species is known from shallow dug wells, a Sphagnum bog, and the hyporheic zone of streams.
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