Plecoptera

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Plecoptera

the insect order containing the stoneflies, which are hemimetabolous and similar to mayflies.
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Additional studies show that larval caddisflies increased rates of drift in the presence of predatory fish and plecopterans (Fairchild and Holomuzki, 2005) and increased the use of refuges when exposed to chemical cues from plecopteran predators (Gall and Brodie, 2009).
Worldwide, biometric research on plecopterans has mainly involved obtaining linear measurements to determine growth in immature stages (larvae) for life-cycle and secondary production analyses (e.
The bottle-traps sometimes caught other insects including bush crickets, cantharid beetles, ephemeropterans, plecopterans, tipulids and various other dipterans.