A previously reported study of the distribution and status of an endemic dragonfly in Missouri emphasized data collected by aerial netting and examination of specimens housed in the Wilbur Enns Museum of Entomology. Dip net samples were also taken, however, to find naiads of the target species at sites where adults might not have been found and to determine whether there were associated species. Forty-one collections were made in 32 Ozark streams between mid-May and early June 1999-2000. Of the 372 taxa identified, Psephenus herricki was the most frequently associated species. Six of the 32 streams either had not been sampled previously or the results have not been published. Three species (Paragordius varius, Haliplus confluentus and Haliplus deceptus) are first reports for Missouri.
Harp, George L.; Harp, Phoebe A.; and McCord, Samuel B.
"Aquatic Macroinvertebrates Collected from Thirty-two Missouri Ozark Streams,"
Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science: Vol. 62
, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholarworks.uark.edu/jaas/vol62/iss1/11