Global biodiversity of Scorpionflies and Hangingflies (Mecoptera) in freshwater

  • Leonard C. FerringtonJr.Email author
Part of the Developments in Hydrobiology book series (DIHY, volume 198)


Seven species and one sub-species of Mecoptera are aquatic as larvae and pupae. All aquatic species are classified in two genera of the family Nannochoristidae and have very restricted geographic ranges, with three species confined to extreme southern South America, three species and one sub-species confined to New South Wales or Tasmania in Australia, and one species confined to the South Island of New Zealand.




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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EntomologyUniversity of MinnesotaSaint PaulUSA

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