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Entomology Group

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The Entomology Group studies factors that affect the distribution and abundance of aquatic invertebrates, the functional role of invertebrates in stream and river ecosystems, and how these invertebrate communities respond to human activities in temperate and tropical watersheds.

Entomology Staff

Juliann Battle

Juliann Battle

Research Technician
Michael Broomall

Michael Broomall

Research Technician, Taxonomic Certification Program Coordinator
David Funk

David Funk

Entomologist, Director of Facilities
John Jackson, Ph.D.

John Jackson, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist
Katie McFadden

Katie McFadden

Research Technician
Kelly McIntyre

Kelly McIntyre

Research Technician
Sally Peirson

Sally Peirson

Research Technician
Sherman Roberts

Sherman Roberts

Research Technician
Bernard Sweeney, Ph.D.

Bernard Sweeney, Ph.D.

Distinguished Research Scientist

Entomology News

Isopoda (aquatic sowbugs)
Test Your Skills With the #MysteryMacro Quiz
Want a fun way to learn about freshwater macroinvertebrates? Check out the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission #MysteryMacro quiz featuring ... Read More
The good, the bad and the lethal: gene expression and metabolomics reveal physiological mechanisms underlying chronic thermal effects in mayfly larvae (<em>Neocloeon triangulifer</em>)
The good, the bad and the lethal: gene expression and metabolomics reveal physiological mechanisms underlying chronic thermal effects in mayfly larvae (Neocloeon triangulifer)
Chou, H., W. Pathmasiri, J. Deese-Spruill, S.J. Sumner, D. Jima, D. Funk, J. Jackson, B. Sweeney, and D. Buchwalter. 2018 ... Read More
Stroud Science on NPR: Road Salt Boosts Safety But Threatens Fresh Water
Stroud Science on NPR: Road Salt Boosts Safety But Threatens Fresh Water
When StateImpact Pennsylvania wanted to understand how our addiction to road salt is impacting the environment, they came to Stroud Water ... Read More
Oviposition behavior and host records for the parasitic midge <em>Trichochilus lacteipennis</em> (Johannsen) (Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae)
Oviposition behavior and host records for the parasitic midge Trichochilus lacteipennis (Johannsen) (Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae)
Funk, D.H., S. Roberts, and A. Graham. 2018. CHIRONOMUS Journal of Chironomidae Research 31 ... Read More
Why adult mayflies of <em>Cloeon dipterum</em> (Ephemeroptera:Baetidae) become smaller as temperature warms
Why adult mayflies of Cloeon dipterum (Ephemeroptera:Baetidae) become smaller as temperature warms
Sweeney, B.W., D.H. Funk, A.A. Camp, D.B. Buchwalter, and J.K. Jackson. 2018. Freshwater Science 37(1):64–81 ... Read More
Monitoring the Health of the Susquehanna
Monitoring the Health of the Susquehanna
Stroud™ Water Research Center’s annual sampling of the Susquehanna River near Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, was chronicled in an article in an ... Read More
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