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Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Plecoptera

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects Volume: 3

By: Charles W Heckman

329 pages, Illus

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #143035 | ISBN: 1402015208
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Includes all Plecoptera species known from South America as of the year 2002 and enables identification. In the case of specimens belonging to undescribed species or those not previously reported from South America, it allows identification to genus or family. The richly illustrated keys permit identification by non-specialists.


Introduction. An appeal for quality in taxonomic work. Scope of the work. Acknowledgements. Literature. Section 5: Plecoptera. 5.1. Morphology. 5.2. Ecology. 5.3. Preservation and examination. 5.4. Zoogeography. 5.5. Taxonomic problems. 5.6. Suggestions for improvement. 5.7. Key to the families of adults in South America. Key to the families of larvae in South America: Perlidae. Notonemouridae. Gripopterygidae. Austroperlidae. Eustheniidae. Diamphipnoidae. Literature. Index.

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