Freshwater Mites as an Indicator of Water Quality

Mite body under magnification.

Freshwater mites are present in lakes and streams. They, like many other macroinvertebrates, can be an indicator of water quality. This project will investigate what water attirbutes can be associated with mites and why. Ally is the lead for this project.

Ally Davidge
Ally Davidge
Part-Time Graduate Research Assistant, Entomology Collections Assistant

My research interests include evolutionary ecology, urban ecology, and landscape ecology.