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Introduction to Aquatic Insects in North America, Spiral-bound, 4 Edition by R. W. Merritt

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Spiral-bound: 4 Edition
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Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing
Spiral-bound : 1158 pages
Edition: 4 Edition
Author: R. W. Merritt
ISBN-10: 075756321X
ISBN-13: 9780757563218

New 5th Edition Now Available! An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America serves as a standard guide on the immature and adult stages of aquatic and semiaquatic insects of North America. It offers information on the distribution, tolerance values, trophic relationships, and functional adaptations of aquatic insects that allows an additional tool for categorizing them. This text is intended to serve as a standard reference on the taxonomy, biology and ecology of aquatic insects with updated keys to separate life stages of all major taxonomic groupings. To this aim, the authors have provided additional excellent color photographs of most all families of immature aquatic insects to assist the student and professional with correct identifications. New to the 5th edition: Over 7000 references A chapter on A Photographic Overview of Aquatic Insects of North America A revision and expansion of keys, as well as new figures added to the taxonomic chapters Added figures to the General Classification and Key to Orders chapter All chapters have been updated with significant changes to chapters on Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera and Tipuloidea Single chapters covering each Order of all stages of aquatic insects

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