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Sustaining America's Aquatic Biodiversity - Aquatic Insect Biodiversity and Conservation


420-531 (CNRE-81P)

Authors as Published

Authored by J. Reese Voshell, Jr., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech

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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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Publication Date

December 17, 2019