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PERLA Annual Newsletter
PERLA No. 40, 2022

Illiesia, International Journal of Stonefly Research

Larvae of the Southeastern USA: Mayfly, Stonefly, and Caddisfly Species

Larvae of the SE USA: Mayfly, Stonefly, and Caddisfly Species
Morse, McCafferty, Stark, & Jacobus
R. Edward DeWalt, Author,
  Illinois Natural History Survey
Michael D. Maehr, Author,
  Illinois Natural History Survey
Heidi Hopkins, Author,
  Ithaca College, New York, USA
U. Neu-Becker, Author,
  Max-Planck Institute
G. Stueber, Author,
  Max-Planck Institute
David C. Eades, Principal Database Developer,
  Illinois Natural History Survey

Major Contributors:
  Joel Hallan, Texas A&M University
  Peter Zwick, Max-Planck Institute
With the cooperation of
The Orthopterists' Society
INHS 150th

A Virtual Conference

Save the dates: Tuesday 26 July through 29 July 2022


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Taeniopteryx burksi
Taeniopteryx burksi


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The Plecoptera Species File website includes valid names, their synonyms, bibliographic data, specimen data, images, sounds, and distributions for stoneflies of the world.

Notice that now there are 17 families with the addition of Kathroperlidae Banks, 1947.

Authors of research involving stoneflies are encouraged to provide pdfs or full references of their papers to the authors. We also accept images and sounds, attribution and metadata included, for posting on the website.

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Anacroneuria perplexa
Acroneuria perplexa
Acroneuria abnormis
Acroneuria abnormis
Pteronarcys pictetii
Pteronarcys pictetii

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