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Entomology Group

Lepidostomatidae (lepidostomatid caddisflies)
600 400 Stroud Water Research Center

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
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.

President, Distinguished Research Scientist
Matthew Wilson

Matthew Wilson

Research Technician

Entomology News

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
Mystery Midge with "Kite String" Eggs
Mystery Midge with “Kite String” Eggs
Stroud Center entomologist David Funk documented the unusual behavior of an orthoclad midge species at Lake Umbagog on the Maine/New ... Read More
Could Rising Temps Be Killing Mayflies, Threatening Streams? Scientists Investigate.
Could Rising Temps Be Killing Mayflies, Threatening Streams? Scientists Investigate.
When mayfly populations decline, it's a warning that something has gone wrong. But what? Stroud Center scientists and their colleagues ... Read More
Long-Term Research Shows Improvement in Susquehanna River
Long-Term Research Shows Improvement in Susquehanna River
Stroud Center entomologists have been sampling macroinvertebrates in the Susquehanna River near Procter & Gamble’s Mehoopany plant since 1974. The ... Read More
Stroud Team Helps Discover Species Diversity in State and National Parks
Stroud Team Helps Discover Species Diversity in State and National Parks
Stroud Center entomologists, interns, and educators joined citizen scientists and others for the National Park Service Centennial BioBlitz ... Read More
Stroud Center Speaks on Water Scarcity at SFS Annual Meeting
Stroud Center Speaks on Water Scarcity at SFS Annual Meeting
Held in drought-stricken southern California, the focus was on the consequences of depleting freshwater resources and potential solutions ... Read More
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