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1 December 2012 The Macroinvertebrate Fauna of the Mississippi River
Audrey B. Harrison, John C. Morse
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The invertebrate fauna of the Mississippi River is compiled from published material (215 total taxa) is compiled from published material (205 taxa) and records of 10 new taxa obtained in a dietary study of sturgeon in the Lower Mississippi River. The previously undocumented taxa are Leptophlebia sp. (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae), Pseudiron centralis McDunnough (Ephemeroptera: Pseudironidae), Gillotia sp. (Diptera: Chironomidae), Lipiniella sp. (Diptera: Chironomidae), Metriocnemus fuscipes (Meigen) (Diptera: Chironomidae), Parachironomus sp. (Diptera: Chironomidae), Paratendipes basidens Townes (Diptera: Chironomidae), Polypedilum flavum (Johannsen) (Diptera: Chironomidae), Saetheria sp. (Diptera: Chironomidae), and Zavrelia sp. (Diptera: Chironomidae).

Audrey B. Harrison and John C. Morse "The Macroinvertebrate Fauna of the Mississippi River," Transactions of the American Entomological Society 138(1&2), 55-72, (1 December 2012). https://doi.org/10.3157/061.138.0102
Published: 1 December 2012
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aquatic insect
fauna
macroinvertebrate
Mississippi River
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