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Illiesia, the International Journal of Stonefly Research
University of Illinois

A guide to the stoneflies (Plecoptera) of Florida
By Pescador M.L., Rasmussen A.K., Richard B.A.
Dept Envir. Prot., Tallahassee. 94 + 70 pp., 2000

The Plecoptera of North Carolina: A biologist’s handbook with standard taxonomic effort levels. Version 3.3
By Beaty S.R.
North Carolina Dept of Environment & Natural Resources. 30 + 6 pp., 2011

Common names of Stoneflies (Plecoptera) from the United States and Canada
By Stark B.P., Stewart K.W., Szczytko S.W., Baumann R.W.
Ohio Biological Survey Notes 1: 1-18, 1998

American stoneflies: a photographic guide to the Plecoptera
By Stark, B. P., S. W. Szczytko, and C. R. Nelson
The Caddis Press, Columbus, Ohio. iv + 1-126 pp., 1998
Includes photos of adults and nymphs of many North American species. The book is long overdue for a revision, in my opinion.

By Kenneth W. Steward and Mark W. Oswood
The Caddis Press, 2007
Excerpt from Bioquip,"This monograph is a summary of knowledge of the biodiversity, systematics, distribution and biogeography of the 153 known northwestern North American stoneflies. Following a brief introduction, it contains a key to families. It then provides new keys to all species of adults and the lowest possible identifiable taxon of nymphs. Type locality, geographic range/regional distribution, and biology are given for each species. The book is generously illustrated with full-page drawings of adults in addition to line drawings of diagnostic characters."

Regions covered include Alaska, Yukon, Western Northwest Territories, Alberta, and British Columbia.

Catalogue of the Specimens of Neuropterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum
By Walker, Francis
British Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoology, 1: 1-658, 1852
Available online here

Forest and shade tree entomology
By Anderson R.F.
Wiley. 428 pp., 1960

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