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Thorp, James H
Field guide to freshwater invertebrates of North America / James H. Thorp, D. Christopher Rogers
Alternate (uniform) Title Ecology and classification of North American freshwater invertebrates
Alternate Title Freshwater invertebrates of North America
Burlington, MA : Academic Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QL365.4.A1 T44 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Freshwater invertebrates -- Ecology -- North America
Freshwater invertebrates -- North America -- Identification
Physical Description xxv, 274 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
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 -- II. General ecology of freshwater invertebrates -- The nature of inland water habitats -- A primer on ecological relationships among freshwater invertebrates -- III. 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
Alternate Author Rogers, D. Christopher

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