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Feeding Habits of Wisconsin's Predominant Lotic Plecoptera, Ephemeroptera, and Trichoptera

@article{Shapas1976FeedingHO,
  title={Feeding Habits of Wisconsin's Predominant Lotic Plecoptera, Ephemeroptera, and Trichoptera},
  author={T. J. Shapas and W. Hilsenhoff},
  journal={Great Lakes Entomologist},
  year={1976},
  volume={9},
  pages={3}
}
Feeding habits of nymphs or larvae of 101 species of Plecoptera, Ephemeroptera, and Trichoptera collected from Wisconsin's streams were determined by examining foregut contents. The percent by volume of animal, live vascular plant, filamentous algae, diatom, and detrital material recovered is reported. Plecoptera in the suborder Filipalpia were herbivoredetritivores, and most in the suborder Setipalpia were carnivores. Exceptions were Isoperla bilineata (Say), an omnivore, and Isoperla signata… Expand

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