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Author Thorp, James H

Title Field guide to freshwater invertebrates of North America / James H. Thorp, D. Christopher Rogers

Publ Info Burlington, Mass. : Academic Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  QL365.4.A1 T44 2011    AVAILABLE
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Descript xxv, 274 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note "Based on ... Ecology and classification of North American freshwater invertebrates [3rd ed. / edited by James H. Thorpe and Alan P. Covich]"--P. [4] of cover
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-266) and index
Contents Using this book effectively -- General techniques for collecting and identification -- General ecology of freshwater invertebrates -- The nature of inland water habitats -- A primer on ecological relationships among freshwater invertebrates -- Ecology and identification of specific taxa -- Sponges : phylum Porifera -- Hydra and jellyfish : phylum Cnidaria -- Flatworms : phylum Platyhelminthes, class Turbellaria -- Hairworms : phylum Nematomorpha -- Snails : phylum Mollusca, class Gastropoda -- Mussels and clams : phylum Mollusca, class Bivalvia -- Aquatic segmented worms and leeches : phylum Annelida -- Moss animals : phylum Ectoprocta, or Bryozoa -- Introduction to freshwater invertebrates in the phylum Arthropoda --
Mites and spiders : subphylum Chelicerata, class Arachnida -- Fairy shrimp, tadpole shrimp, clam shrimp, and water fleas : subphylum Crustacea, class Brachiopoda -- Copepods, fish lice, and seed shrimp : subphylum Crustacea, classes Maxillopoda and Ostracoda -- Aquatic sow bugs, scuds, and opossum shrimp : subphylum Crustacea, class Malacostraca, superorder Peracarida -- Crayfish, crabs, and shrimp: subphylum Crustacea, class Malacostraca, order Decapoda -- Introduction to insects and their near relatives : subphylum Hexapoda -- Mayflies : insect order Ephemeroptera -- Dragonflies and damselflies : insect order Odonata -- Stoneflies : insect order Plecoptera -- True bugs : insect order hemiptera -- Hellgrammites, spongillaflies, caterpillars, and others : minor aquatic insect orders -- Caddisflies : insect order Trichoptera -- Beetles : insect order Coleoptera -- Midges, mosquitoes, blackflies, and other true flies : insect order Diptera
LC subject Freshwater invertebrates -- Ecology -- North America
Freshwater invertebrates -- North America -- Identification
Add Author Rogers, D. Christopher
Alt Title Freshwater invertebrates of North America
Ecology and classification of North American freshwater invertebrates
ISBN 9780123814265