Aquatic Insects (AEcl/Ent 425/525)

This is a graduate and upper-level undergraduate course on the morphology, ecology, diversity, and significance of aquatic insects, with emphasis on the collection, curation and identification of taxa in local streams and lakes. The course includes frequent exposure to live insects, training in collection methods, field trips to local habitats, and an optional Spring-break trip to the southern Appalachian Mountains.

  1. Course information can be found at
  2. Course syllabus (Spring 2017)
  3. Local collecting sites
  4. Appalachian field trip