FILTER-FEEDING ECOLOGY OF AQUATIC INSECTS

@article{Wallace1980FILTERFEEDINGEO,
  title={FILTER-FEEDING ECOLOGY OF AQUATIC INSECTS},
  author={J B Wallace and Richard W. Merritt},
  journal={Annual Review of Entomology},
  year={1980},
  volume={25},
  pages={103-132}
}
suspended material (seston), including living organisms and both organic and inorganic detritus. Filter-feeding insects constitute important pathways for energy flow and are very important in the productivity of aquatic environments. Yet, some of these animals epitomize the complex relation­ ship between man and insects since biting adults of certain groups are among man's oldest adversaries. The major objectives of this article are to review the means by which filter-feeding insects obtain… Expand

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