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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Leptophlebia cupida - Early Brown Spinner


The Mayflies of Florida: Revised edition
By Berner L., Pescador M.L.
University Presses of Florida. 431 pp., 1988

Ephemeroptera of South America (Aquatic Biodiversity of Latin America Series, Vol. 2.)
By Dominguez E., Molineri C., Pescador M.L., Hubbard M.D., Nieto C.
Pensoft Publishers. 646 pp., 2006

The Ephemeroptera of North Carolina: A biologist’s handbook with standard taxonomic effort levels. Version 3.3
By S.R. Beaty
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 48 + 9 pp., 2011

Mayflies (Ephemeroptera) of North Carolina and South Carolina: An update
By M.L. Pescador, D.R. Lenat, M.D. Hubbard
Florida Entomologist 82(2): 316-332, 1999
Important and thorough work, listing over 200 spp. for the Carolinas -- but some taxonomy has become obsolete due to rapid advances in the study of mayflies. (Consult Mayfly Central(1) for taxonomy updates.)
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Global diversity of mayflies (Ephemeroptera, Insecta) in freshwater
By Barber-James, H.M., Gattolliat, J.L., Sartori, M. & Hubbard, M.D.
Hydrobiologia, 595: 339–350, 2008

New genera and species of Nearctic Neuropteroid insects.
By Banks, N.
Transactions of the American Entomological Society 26(3): 239-259., 1900
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Banks, N. 1900. New genera and species of Nearctic Neuropteroid insects. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 26(3): 239-259.

Noteworthy records of orthopteroid and hemipteroid insects from southwestrn Saskatchewan and southeastern Alberta
By Larson D.J.
Ent. Soc. Sask. 33(2): 10-14, 2014
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i thank Geoff Scudder for directing me towards this publication

Principles of Insect Morphology
By R. E. Snodgrass
McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1935
A classic reference work by one of the titans of the subject.

Can be read online at: https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.50045/page/n3