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Aquatic insects of California

Robert L. Usinger

Aquatic insects of California

with keys to North American genera and California species

by Robert L. Usinger

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquatic insects.,
  • Insects -- California

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementW.C. Bentinck [and others]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 508 p. illus., maps. ;
    Number of Pages508
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20786530M

    Description: This book presents a broad view of the ecology and behavior of aquatic insects, raising awareness of this conspicuous and yet little known fauna that inhabits inland waterbodies such as rivers, lakes and streams, and is particularly abundant and diverse in tropical ecosystems. The chapters address topics such as distribution, dispersal, territoriality, mating behavior, parental.


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Press, Aquatic insects of California book. Larvae: Many classes of aquatic insects, such as caddisflies, midges, craneflies, dobsonflies, alderflies, and many more, are known as "larvae" rather than "nymphs" in their juvenile stages.

They have mostly soft bodies rather than hard exoskeletons. These insects also advance through a "pupa" stage before reaching adulthood. : Aquatic Insects of California, with Keys to North American Genera and California Species (): Usinger, Robert L.: Books5/5(1).

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Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Berkeley,University of California Press, Subjects. Aquatic Insects of California: With Keys to North American Genera and California Species.

Robert Leslie Usinger. University of Aquatic insects of California book Press, - Aquatic insects - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Even with the known richness, many new species of aquatic insects are still being described from California.

The first attempt to record the aquatic insects of Aquatic insects of California book was by R. Usinger (). That book has served countless researchers and students for many years, but it gradually has become more and more out of date.

An Introduction to the Aquatic insects of California book Insects of North America serves as a standard guide of the immature and adult stages of aquatic and semiaquatic insects of North America.

It offers information on functional adaptations of aquatic insects that allows an additional tool for categorizing them/5(16). Aquatic insects live in the water as larvae most of their lives, then emerge onto land for a brief period as winged adults.

Sampling these emerged adults on land is therefore a useful tool for understanding the condition of the aquatic insect population that is in the water, particularly in large rivers where sampling the larvae on the river bed is impractical.

Aquatic insects are the dominant invertebrate fauna in most freshwater ecosystems, and figure prominently in the work of a diverse range of researchers, students, and Aquatic insects of California book managers. Often employed as indicators of ecosystem health, aquatic insects are also commonly used as model systems to test hypotheses in ecological topics including /5(6).

Aquatic insects of California, with keys to North American genera and California species by Usinger, Robert L.

(Robert Leslie), Publication date Topics Aquatic insects, Insects Publisher Berkeley, University of California Press Collection uconn_libraries; americanaPages: This is a good field guide to aquatic insects.

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Internet Archive BookReader Aquatic insects of California, with keys to North American genera and California species. AbstractThe 16 contributors who produced the 15 chapters in Robert Usinger’s Aquatic Insects of California (AIC), published by the University of California Press inincluded accomplished taxonomists experienced with aquatic insects, others who specialized in nonaquatic insect groups, and still others who were self-trained or worked in nonacademic by: 1.

In body shape, aquatic nymphs resemble their terrestrial adults. Stoneflies are generally sensitive to pollution and are among the most sensitive orders of aquatic insects. Many species are restricted to habitats with high levels of dissolved oxygen, making them an important water quality indicator (large number indicates good water quality).

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Usinger ; Equipment and technique / John D. Lattin --Structure and classification / William C. Bentinck --Aquatic Collembola / David B. Scott --Ephemeroptera / Wills C. Day --Odonata / A. Earl Pritchard, Ray F. Smith. Aquatic Insects of the Sonoran Desert.

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