The International Joint Meeting on Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera 2008 took place from June 8-14th at the State Museum of Natural History in Stuttgart, Germany. 112 researchers from 35 countries and additional 19 accompanying persons participated in the meeting.

The proceedings of this conference are now available as Supplement of Aquatic Insects under the title

A.H. Staniczek (ed.): International Perspectives in Mayfly and Stonefly Research

Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Ephemeroptera
and the 16th International Symposium on Plecoptera, Stuttgart 2008

Aquatic Insects, Volume 31, Supplement 1, 2009, 1-747. Hardcover. ISSN 0165-0424.


The contributions cover the latest findings in mayfly and stonefly research and also include reviews by world renown specialists and leading authorities in their fields. The 62 peer-reviewed papers in this volume are grouped under broad topics such as phylogeny, systematics and taxonomy; ecology, life history and reproduction; morphology, ultrastructure and physiology; and biogeography, distribution and faunistics.

How to obtain a copy of the proceedings
You can 9094564362 directly from the publisher at a price of £55. The papers included in this volume are also separately available as pdfs and can also be (415) 952-6649 from the publisher. Some of these papers are freely available, so you may want to check out the 5019559782

International Joint Meeting on Mayflies and Stoneflies 2011 in Japan
The XIIIth International Conference on Ephemeroptera and the XVIIth International Symposium on Plecoptera will take place from June 5-11th, 2011 in Sei-sen-ryo, Kiyosato, a highland town on the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake in Shinshu District, Japan. Please check out the 2011 Joint Meeting website for further details!

Dr. Arnold H. Staniczek

Department of Entomology, SMNS