Rhithron welcomes Dr. Heera Malik to our Phycology team. Heera brings years of expertise in the identification of periphyton and phytoplankton from fresh and marine waters of North America.
The SAFIT annual taxonomy workshop will be held on October 21-22. Dr. Jeff Webb will present a new manual for the identification of Baetidae. Sean Sullivan will present updates and new identification resources for the Elmidae of the Western US.
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Webb, J.W. and S.K. Burian. 2017. Range extensions for recently described North American species of Acentrella Bengtsson (Insecta: Ephemeroptera: Baetidae). Checklist 13(3): 2132.
Pierce, R., C. Podner, and S. Sullivan. 2017. Associations of channel form with spawning riffle quality and macroinvertebrate assemblages in small restored spring creeks of Western Montana. Northwest Science 91(3): 283-300.
Razeng, E., A.E. Smith, K.A. Harrisson, A. Pavlova, T. Nguyen, A. Pinder, P. Suter, J. Webb, M.G. Gardner, J. B. Box, R. Thompson, J. Davis, P. Sunnucks. 2017. Evolutionary divergence in freshwater insects with contrasting dispersal capacity across a sea of desert. Freshwater Biology 62: 1443-1459.