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Aquatic Insects / Benthic Macroinvertebrates: Nectopsyche

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

This Nectopsyche from the Sabine River in Texas, USA, is an active swimmer. The case, assembled from silk and willow roots, is neutrally buoyant with a longer keel running along the dorsal surface to allow the wildly spinning legs to pull the critter through the water column in a straight line! Lovely! Our Laboratory identifies […]

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Semiaquatic Riparian Aquatic Insects

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Although aquatic insects, plants and fishes produce a tons of biomass every year, most ecologists tend to think of the fate of this biomass only within the confines of production within the aquatic habitats they study.

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