Key to Aquatic Macroinvertebrates in Utah

Key to macroinvertebrate Life in Ponds and Rivers in Utah

Use the links on the pictures or text below to help identify your organism.

1. My organism has a shell

     1a. Single shell

     1b. Double shell   

2. My organism does not have a shell

Many thanks to the  following contributors who have allowed the use of their images for this online key.

Jason Neuswanger 

BioLib Biological Library

BLM/USU National Aquatic Monitoring Center

California Department of Fish and Game, Aquatic Bioassessment Lab

Michael R. Clapp

David Funk, Stroud Research Center Schuylkill River Project

Cacapon Institute

University of Wisconsin/Extension Environmental Resources Center

Printable Key:  Key to Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Life in Utah Ponds and Streams