Plecoptera


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Plecoptera

[plə′käp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The stoneflies, an order of primitive insects in which adults differ only slightly from immature stages, except for wings and tracheal gills.
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The Cultus decisus complex of Eastern North America (Plecoptera: Perlodidae).
Evaluation of predator-induced stress on field populations of stoneflies (Plecoptera).
Life history and ecology of Paragnetina media (Walker) (Insecta: Plecoptera) in Doe Run, Meade County, Kentucky.
We collected a total of 10,723 individuals, included in 86 families (Table 3), distributed in five classes: i) Insecta (eight families belong to Ephemeroptera, nine to Odonata, one to Plecoptera, 12 to Hemiptera, 10 to Trichoptera, one to Megaloptera, 14 to Coleoptera, 16 to Diptera, and one to Lepidoptera), ii) Maxillopoda (two families belong to order Decapoda, one to Amphipoda, and one to Isopoda); iii) Gastropoda (one family belong to Unionida order, one to Veneroida, two to Basommatophora, four to Neotaenioglossa; iv) Turbellaria (one family belonging to Tricladida order); and v) Acari (the order Hydrachnidia).
Trichoptera was the most abundant order (3 748 individuals, 16 genera), followed by Ephemeroptera (1 931 individuals, 20 genera) and Plecoptera (344 individuals, 5 genera).
NA indicates prey item was not consumed by that species Freshwater drum Chute SWH Mainstem SWH Pre type (n = 287) (n = 232) Diptera larvae 30.4% 35.7% Diptera pupae 10.2% 6.3% Trichoptera larvae 5.1% 5.1% Copepoda 0.7% 2.5% Ephemeroptera larvae 1.1% 1.9% Cladocera 0.6% NA Amphipoda 0.4% NA Odonata larvae NA 0.1% Coleoptera larvae NA NA Terrestrial NA NA invertebrates Hemiptera insects NA NA Ostracoda NA NA Plecoptera larvae NA NA Hiodon spp.
In our study we tried to address this issue and better represent the entire community of aquatic insects by considering juveniles of Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera and Odonata and adults of aquatic and subaquatic Heteroptera (EPTOH).
In waters where didymo is abundant, macroinvertebrate taxonomic composition tends to shift from a highly diverse assemblage of large-bodied taxa (e.g., Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera; also referred to as EPT) to a less-diverse assemblage of smaller-bodied taxa such as Diptera, especially Chironomidae (Mundie and Crabtree, 1997; Blanco and Ector, 2009; Gillis and Chalifour, 2010; James et al., 2010).
En Hexapoda se incluyen dos capitulos que tratan los "Collembola" y "Protura y Diplura"; un capitulo sobre Insecta Apterygota: "Archaeognatha y Zygentoma"; y 15 capitulos destinados a discutir y describir los grupos de Insecta Hemimetabola que incluyen a "Ephemeroptera", "Odonata", "Plecoptera", "Psocoptera", "Homoptera: (Fulgoroidea, Cicadoidea, Membracoidea, Cercopoidea, Aphidoidea, Aleyrodidae, Psylloidea y Coccoidea)", "Isoptera", "Thysanoptera", "Orthoptera", "Dermaptera", "Zoraptera", "Embioptera" y "Hemiptera: Lygaeidae, Pentatomidae, Reduviidae y Enicocephalomorpha".
Amphinemura (Plecoptera: Nemouridae) is the largest genus in the subfamily Amphinemurinae, and at least 175 valid species are known worldwide (DeWalt et al., 2013).
n., a new stonefly from Tamil Nadu, India (Plecoptera: Perlidae)," Aquatic Insects, vol.