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Aquatic Entomology

Jill Lancaster and Barbara J. Downes


Aquatic insects are the dominant invertebrate fauna in most freshwater ecosystems, and these insects figure prominently in the work of researchers, students, and managers, from diverse backgrounds. This broad-based reference text brings together a huge and scattered literature that presents recent advancements in the basic biology of aquatic insects from around the world — information that is not available in standard texts on entomology, freshwater ecology, or ecohydrology. Because aquatic insects have complex life cycles, they must master both terrestrial and aquatic environments, and also c ... More

Keywords: aquatic entomology, aquatic insects, freshwater ecology, aquatic ecosystems, insect biology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199573219
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573219.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jill Lancaster, author
The University of Melbourne

Barbara J. Downes, author
The University of Melbourne