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Invertebrate book by SFS members in print!

Published On: 3/2/2012

Wading for Bugs, a book on invertebrate natural histories by SFS members.

 

Wading for Bugs: Exploring Streams with the Experts

Edited by Judith L. Li and Michael T. Barbour

“The intent of this book is fun and original—particularly so since the topic of aquatic invertebrates is relatively unexplored and uncelebrated.”
—Sharman Apt Russell, author of An Obsession with Butterflies

Wading for Bugs invites readers to experience—through the eyes of scientists—the wonders of studying stream insects. Nearly two dozen biologists share their memorable encounters with aquatic bugs in this lively and informative volume.

In addition to the personal narratives, a general summary introduces each insect order. Insect drawings accompany each account, along with morphological, life history, and habitat information for each group. Insights into conducting field and experimental research, and details about aquatic insect groups, can also help introduce students to the fascinating study of streams.

Contributors include: Norman H. Anderson, Michael T. Barbour, Christopher Beatty, Fred Benfield, Michael Bogan, Rob Cannings, Lynda D. Corkum, Gregory W. Courtney, Deb Finn, Donna Giberson, Judith Li, David A. Lytle, Richard W. Merritt, Mark P. Miller, Marilyn Myers, Dave Penrose, Vincent Resh, John Richardson, Michael C. Swift, Mark Vinson, John R. Wallace, David Wartinbee, and John Woodling

2011 • Paperback, $19.95 • ISBN 978-0-87071-608-9






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