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Aquatic macroinvertebrate diversity of playa wetlands: The role of landscape and island biogeographic characteristics
Wetland habitats continue to be lost at a unsettling rate, especially freshwater emergent wetlands that are isolated geographically. These are the predominant wetlands found in arid and semi-aridExpand
Life History and Laboratory Rearing of Sehirus cinctus cinctus (Hemiptera: Cydnidae), with Descriptions of Immature Stages
The life history of the burrower bug Sehirus cinctus cinctu (Palisot de Beauvois) was studied in Illinois, and the immature stages were described, and nymphs and adults fed on seeds of L. purpureum. Expand
Ant predators of founder queens of Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) in central Texas
Vials containing founder queens of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, were placed under the soil surface at four locations in central Texas to compare founder queen predation mortality and also to document ant predators of the queen. Expand
Biodiversity, biogeography, and bibliography of the cicadas of Thailand (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae)
Fifteen undescribed species were discovered, in collections and among museum holdings, thereby adding to the diversity of the known cicada fauna of Thailand. Expand
Merope tuber (Mecoptera: Meropeidae) from the Interior Highlands of the United States
ABSTRACT The distribution of Merope tuber in the Interior Highlands of the United States is presented showing this rarely collected species has a wider distribution than previously thought.Expand
The Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera of Missouri State Parks, with Notes on Biomonitoring, Mesohabitat Associations, and Distribution
A total of 213 species in 99 genera and 37 families of EPT in the designated state parks, representing 65% of the EPT fauna known from Missouri are revealed, with richness of all three orders was highest in the riffle mesohabitat, and lowest in the pool and no flow organic mesoh habitat. Expand
Macroecology of Aquatic Insects: A Quantitative Analysis of Taxonomic Richness and Composition in the Andes Mountains of Northern Ecuador'
The manner in which taxonomic richness and composition differed with elevation, latitude, and versant was examined, suggesting that the Andes exert a consistent influence on species distributions within families, regardless of ordinal affiliation. Expand
Diel Periodicity of Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Dispersion and the Occurrence of Frankliniella williamsi on Onions
Diel periodicity of the intraplant dispersion of thrips on onions, Allium cepa L., was determined by taking 10-plant samples at hourly intervals on each of four dates from late May to late June 1988,Expand
Heleocoris (Heteroptera: Naucoridae: Laccocorinae) of Thailand, with description of a new species
A comprehensive treatment on the taxonomy and faunistics of the four species now known to occur in Thailand, including the description of Heleocoris mcphersoni, n. Expand