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There are many different kinds of aquatic insects and almost every type of freshwater environment will have some kind of aquatic insect living in it. This publication describes the biology of aquatic insects, why they are important in aquatic ecosystems, and conservation concerns.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
December 17, 2019