HOW TO ORDER SELECTED PUBLICATIONS OF J.H. EPLER
(last updated 9 July 2013)

THE NEW KEYS FOR HOLARCTIC CHIRONOMIDAE LARVAE

Andersen, T., Cranston, P.S. & Epler, J.H.  2013.  The larvae of Chironomidae (Diptera) of the Holarctic region - Keys and diagnoses.  Insect Systematics and Evolution, Supplement 66: 1-571.

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Epler, J.H. 2010. The Water Beetles of Florida - an identification manual for the families Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae, Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Helophoridae, Hydraenidae, Hydrochidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae and Scirtidae.  This is available ONLY as a download (FREE!!) from the FDEP 
Identification Manual Library at http://www.floridadep.org/labs/cgi-bin/sbio/keys.asp#keys.  Once there download
Beetles10.pdf.  It's a big file (152 MB)!

READ THE ENTIRE INTRODUCTION BEFORE YOU USE THE MANUAL!!!!!

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Epler, J.H.  2006.  Identification manual for the aquatic and semi-aquatic Heteroptera of Florida (Belostomatidae, Corixidae, Gelastocoridae, Gerridae, Hebridae, Hydrometridae, Mesoveliidae, Naucoridae, Nepidae, Notonectidae, Ochteridae, Pleidae, Saldidae, Veliidae). This is available ONLY as a download (FREE!!) from the FDEP 
Identification Manual Library at http://www.floridadep.org/labs/cgi-bin/sbio/keys.asp#keys.
(PDF, 37 MB).

READ THE ENTIRE INTRODUCTION BEFORE YOU USE THE MANUAL!!!!!

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Epler, J.H.  2001.  Identification Manual for the Larval Chironomidae (Diptera) of North and South Carolina.  A guide to the taxonomy of the midges of the southeastern United States, including Florida. Special Publication SJ2001-SP13.  North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Raleigh, NC, and St. Johns River Water Management District, Palatka, FL. 526 pp.

The above manual, WHICH COVERS THE ENTIRE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES (and will work for much of the eastern US), is  available as a download.

Click here to  download the manual.

READ THE ENTIRE INTRODUCTION BEFORE YOU USE THE MANUAL!!!!!

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Florida Identification Manuals:

Epler, J.H. 1995. Identification Manual for the Larval Chironomidae (Diptera) of Florida. Revised edition. FL Dept. Environ. Protection, Tallahassee, FL. 317 pp.

NOTE: THE SUPPLY OF PRINTED 1995 FLORIDA CHIRONOMID MANUALS HAS BEEN EXHAUSTED.  THERE ARE NO PLANS TO PRINT ANY MORE - in any case, the 2001 manual (above) updates the taxonomy of the "old" Florida manual.  It is still available as a downloadable PDF file; see below.

Epler, J.H. 1996. Identification Manual for the Water Beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydraenidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae, Scirtidae). FL Dept. Environ. Protection, Tallahassee, FL. 257 pp.

Hard copies are not available, but it still can be downloaded from the FDEP site (URL below).  HOWEVER - why bother?  Get the new one! (see above).

For the PDF version of my two Florida manuals go to the following URL:

http://www.floridadep.org/labs/cgi-bin/sbio/keys.asp#keys
The files are each about 9 MB.

And be sure to get the additions and corrections for each manual from my site:
Click here for: Additions and corrections for the chironomid manual
Click here for:Additions and corrections for the water beetle manual
 

AND, please remember that the above FDEP manuals are not available from the author!

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An Introduction to the Taxonomy and Identification of Larval Chironomidae. Workbook for the 1999 North American Benthological Society Technical Workshop on Larval Midge Taxonomy, Duluth, MN, 25 May 1999.  54 pp. (Note: this workbook does not contain keys!!)

I have to tell you - why bother with this one??  An updated version is the introduction chapter in the 2001 larval midge manual!!

But, if you have to, it's available through NABS; to order please send a  personal check or money order (US$25.00, payable to “NABS - TIC”) for each workbook, to:

Mark J. Wetzel
Illinois Natural History Survey, 172 N.R.B.
607 East Peabody Drive,
MC-652, Champaign, IL 61820-6970
E-mail: mjwetzel@uiuc.edu

But check with Mark first ...


Other:

Epler, J.H. 1987b. Revision of the Nearctic Dicrotendipes Kieffer, 1913 (Diptera: Chironomidae). Evol. Monogr. 9:102 pp + 37 plates. Available from: Evolutionary Monographs, University of Chicago, 1101 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA. phone (773)-702-9475. PRICE: $13.60 plus $3.00 shipping.

Epler, J.H. 1988a. Biosystematics of the genus Dicrotendipes Kieffer, 1913 (Diptera: Chironomidae: Chironominae) of the world. Mem. Am. Ent. Soc. 36: 1-214. Available from: The American Entomological Society, 1900 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA. PRICE: $25.00.
 
And NO, I don't get any royalties from the above two publications!  Otherwise, I would have that Ferrari or Porsche!!

For reprints of other papers,  contact me at johneplerATearthlink.net (put the "@" symbol in - I do this because it is an easy way to avoid spam)
 

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