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Southern Appalachian Mayflies, Stoneflies, and Caddisflies

May 15 - May 26

Instructor: Dr. John Morse

Natural history and taxonomy of mayflies (Ephemeroptera), stoneflies (Plecoptera), and caddisflies (Trichoptera), including systematics, ecology, and behavior of larvae and adults, with emphasis on those aspects important in ecological studies, biological monitoring of water quality, and sport fishing.  Insects will be collected from mountain stream habitats, and identifications will be done in the laboratory.
Pre-requisites:Students are expected to have prior training in zoology, but not necessarily entomology

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Start:
May 15
End:
May 26
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Venue

Highlands Biological Station
265 North 6th St
Highlands, NC 28741 United States
Phone:
828-526-2602
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