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Semiocladius Sublette and Wirth: taxonomy and ecology of an estuarine midge (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae)

Cranston, Peter; Dimitriadis, Sophia


Semiocladius Sublette and Wirth, described from adult midges from south-western Pacific Ocean shores, has the Australian Camptocladius crassipennis Skuse as its type. Immature stages previously known only from Semiocladius kuscheli Sublette and Wirth from sub-Antarctic New Zealand were associated tentatively, by co-occurrence. For the first time, the immature stages for the Australian species are associated definitively by rearing. Larvae rear to a pupa identical to a speculatively associated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Entomology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.2005.00465.x


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