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Mayfly Eggs Hatching a Minute After Being Laid

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This ovoviviparous mayfly holds her eggs internally until embryonic development is complete after which she lays them in water and they hatch immediately.

Water Science Careers: Entomology Researcher

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John Jackson, Ph.D., talks about his work as principal investigator in the Entomology Group at Stroud Water Research Center.

Water Science Careers: Aquatic Entomology

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Kelly McIntyre describes her work as an aquatic entomology research technician at Stroud™ Water Research Center.

Monitoring the Health of the Susquehanna

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Stroud™ Water Research Center’s annual sampling of the Susquehanna River near Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, was chronicled in an article in an area newspaper. Stroud Center studies have shown that the health…

Physiological responses to short-term thermal stress in mayfly (Neocloeon triangulifer) larvae in relation to upper thermal limits

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Kim, K.S., H. Chou, D.H. Funk, J.K. Jackson, B.W. Sweeney, and D.B. Buchwalter. 2017. Journal of Experimental Biology 220:2598–2605.

Mystery Midge with “Kite String” Eggs

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Stroud Center entomologist David Funk documented the unusual behavior of an orthoclad midge species at Lake Umbagog on the Maine/New Hampshire border: Adult females fly over the lake and extrude long strings of eggs which they eventually drop into the water.

Colonization and diversification of aquatic insects on three Macronesian archipelagos using 59 nuclear loci derived from a draft genome

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Rutschmann, S., H. Detering, S. Simon, D.H. Funk, J-L. Gattolliat, S.J. Hughes, P.M. Raposeiro, R. DeSalle, M. Sartori, M.T. Monaghan. 2017. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107:27–38.

Could Rising Temps Be Killing Mayflies, Threatening Streams? Scientists Investigate.

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When mayfly populations decline, it’s a warning that something has gone wrong. But what? Stroud Center scientists and their colleagues are investigating.

White Clay Creek Stream Watch Project

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The project evaluated water quality in White Clay Creek and its tributaries and encouraged efforts to assess, improve, and protect water quality in the watershed.