Publisher description for Ecology and classification of North American freshwater invertebrates / edited by James H. Thorp and Alan P. Covich.

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Counter Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, written by experts in the ecology of various freshwater invertebrate groups, is the most up-to-date and informative text of its kind. The coverage includes all freshwater invertebrate phyla with an emphasis on ecological information. Each chapter contains ecological and morphological information and a key to genera (or family for insects) as well as a bibliography and list of further readings. A glossary and subject index are included at the end of the book. The text is written at a median level of difficulty and geared toward researchers and upper-undergraduate and graduate students.

Highlights of the text:
* Taxonomic keys for all groups
* Generously illustrated
* Includes taxa distributed in Canada
* Taxonomic index

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Freshwater invertebrates North America Ecology, Freshwater invertebrates North America Classification