Distribution Patterns of Ohio Stoneflies, with an Emphasis on Rare and Uncommon Species

@article{Grubbs2013DistributionPO,
  title={Distribution Patterns of Ohio Stoneflies, with an Emphasis on Rare and Uncommon Species},
  author={Scott A. Grubbs and Massimo Pessimo and R. Edward DeWalt},
  journal={Journal of Insect Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={13}
}
Abstract Presently, 102 stonefly species (Plecoptera) have been reported from Ohio. All 9 Nearctic families are represented. Over 90% of the fauna exhibit a combination of broad Nearctic-widespread, eastern Nearctic-widespread, Appalachian, and eastern Nearctic-unglaciated distributions. In contrast, only 2 species display a central Nearctic-Prairie distribution. Seven species of Perlidae are likely no longer present (Acroneuria evoluta Klapálek, A. perplexa Frison, Attaneuria ruralis (Hagen… 
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