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Southern Appalachian Mayflies, Stoneflies, and Caddisflies – Session 1
July 11, 2022 - July 22, 2022
Instructor: Dr. John Morse (Clemson University Emeritus)
Please note that both sessions of this course are identical – you only need to sign up for 1 session.
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.
Prerequisites: Students are expected to have prior training in zoology, but not necessarily entomology.
Cost: $1000 course fee + $600 housing fee (if staying on-site)
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