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A page of links to several aquatic macroinvertebrate keys.   Insect larvae can be quickly and easily identified down to family level by making a series of choices that correctly match observable traits.

CLICK HERE to use the SOS dichotomous waterbug key!

Water Quality and Aquatic Macroinvertebrates (by April Cleveland)
    Introductory Lesson; Determination of Overall Water Quality Using a Quantitative Macroinvertebrate Survey   Macroinvertebrate Identification Charts

Save Our Streams A program of the Izaak Walton League of America

    The Stream Study provides a method to determine the water quality of a stream based on the collection and identification of stream-bottom macroinvertebrates.
       SOS Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Key

The PEERS Aquatic Macroinvertebrates Identification Key

Helpful links for water testing and river restoration.

An Excellent catalog of materials and information for benthic macroinvertebrate sampling can be found @ GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network)

Click Here for an excellent online catalog of info and materials!

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