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The number of native fish and aquatic insects, especially those that are pollution sensitive, declines in urban and suburban streams at low levels of development â€” levels often considered protective for stream communities, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Insects mistake buildings, cars and even roads for water, laying eggs that will never hatch and jeopardizing ecosystems, a U.S.
Human-made light sources can alter natural light cycles, causing animals that rely on light cues to make mistakes when moving through their environment.
Research shows how insects use trapped oxygen to breathe underwater.
The gray sanddragon (Progomphus borealis) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Arizona, California, Idaho, Texas, New Mexico, Washington, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This species prefers a habitat near streams and rivers in desert climates. It is typically seen between the months of June and September, but it can also be seen between April and October. Adult gray sanddragons reach an average body length between 2.2 and 2.4 inches, while its nymphs or larvae...
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