Central Plains Center for Bioassessment

D. Christopher Rogers

Research Associate

Kansas Biological Survey

Contact Information

Phone 785-864-1714
Fax 785-864-1534
Office 2 Higuchi

Unit Affiliations


Curriculum Vitae



Freshwater Crustacean Systematics and Ecology, Temporary Wetland Ecology and Conservation


Vice President, Southwest Association of Freshwater Invertebrate Taxonomists
Associate Editor, Journal of Crustacean Biology

Research Interests

Systematics, phylogeny, ecology and conservation of branchiopod crustaceans
Development of wetland bioassessment tools
Ecology of freshwater decapod crustaceans

Published Works

Thorp, J. H., D. C. Rogers. 2010. Field Guide to Freshwater Invertebrates of North America.
Covich, A.P., J. H. Thorp, D. C. Rogers. 2010. Introduction to the subphylum Crustacea. Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates. Chapter 19. Burlington, MA:Academic Press (Elsevier). 695-723.