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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

Brachycentridae (brachycentrid caddisflies)
#MysteryMacro Quiz Answers
Spoiler alert! These are the ANSWERS for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Facebook #MysteryMacro questions featuring photos by Stroud ... Read More
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
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
Macroinvertebrate Monitoring at Sites in White Clay Creek, Pa., Flint River, Ga., Mississippi River, Mo., Susquehanna River, Pa., and Delaware River, Pa.
Macroinvertebrate Monitoring at Sites in White Clay Creek, Pa., Flint River, Ga., Mississippi River, Mo., Susquehanna River, Pa., and Delaware River, Pa.
These projects use aquatic macroinvertebrates such as mayflies, stoneflies, and caddisflies to provide assessments of current water quality in these ... Read More
Integration of Physiological, Life-History, and Macro-Ecological Approaches for Understanding Thermal Limitation in Aquatic Insects: Implications for Freshwater Biodiversity in a Warming World
Integration of Physiological, Life-History, and Macro-Ecological Approaches for Understanding Thermal Limitation in Aquatic Insects: Implications for Freshwater Biodiversity in a Warming World
In this project, we test the hypothesis that temperature limits the distributions of aquatic insects through its effect on resource ... 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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