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Field Guides & Natural History  Insects & other Invertebrates  Invertebrates: General

Freshwater Invertebrates in Central Europe A Field Guide

Field / Identification Guide Identification Key
By: György Kriska(Author)
527 pages, 525 colour photos and colour illustrations
Publisher: Springer Nature
Freshwater Invertebrates in Central Europe
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About this book

Language: English

The second edition of this up-to-date guidebook on freshwater invertebrates of the central European region is a richly illustrated work, providing an excellent source of systematic information on freshwater macroinvertebrates. Numerous colour photos and additional vector graphic figures allow readers to identify specific species at a higher taxonomic level (family). The book is supplemented by video sequences. Freshwater Invertebrates in Central Europe: A Field Guide is a must-have for all those interested in the freshwater animals of central Europe such as animal scientists and ecologists, as well as students attending classes on freshwater invertebrate.

Contents

- Introduction of the Book
- Fresh-water invertebrates – Identification key
- Sponges – Spongillidae
- Hydras and jellyfishes – Cnidaria
- Flatworms – Platyhelminthes
- Hairybacks – Gastrotricha, Water bears – Tardigrada
- Rotifers – Rotifera
- Roundworms – Nematoda
- Snails, limpets and mussels – Mollusca
- Segmented worms – Annelida
- Water spiders and mites – Chelicerata
- Crustaceans – Crustacea
- Springtails – Collembola
- Mayflies – Ephemeroptera
- Dragonflies and damselflies – Odonata
- Stoneflies – Plecoptera
- Water bugs – Heteroptera
- Beetles – Coleoptera
- Sialidae, Osmylidae, Sisyridae
- Caddisflies – Trichoptera
- Moths – Lepidoptera
- True flies – Diptera
- Moss animals – Bryozoa
- Captions for photographs
- Identification key for cellular phone
- Glossary
- Bibliography

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Biography

György Kriska (30 July 1964, Vác, Hungary) is a scientific advisor at Centre for Ecological Research and associate professor at Eötvös University in Budapest, Hungary. He has taught methodology in biology teaching and freshwater invertebrate identification for more than 20 years. He received his PhD in biology from the Eötvös University, Budapest, in 2000. He received the award of Doctor of Science (DSc) from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2021. He has published numerous research papers in visual ecology. His research interest is polarised light pollution and polarisation ecological traps.

Field / Identification Guide Identification Key
By: György Kriska(Author)
527 pages, 525 colour photos and colour illustrations
Publisher: Springer Nature
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