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Midges (Diptera: Chironomidae) from the upper reaches of a spate river

  • A. Brennan
  • A. T. Walentowicz
  • A. J. McLachlan


The species of Chironomidae (Diptera) encountered in an upland ‘spate’ river are listed. Notes on larval biology are given and the midge fauna compared with that of other kinds of river.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Brennan
    • 2
  • A. T. Walentowicz
    • 1
  • A. J. McLachlan
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of ZoologyThe University, Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. 2.Dept. of Medicine, Wellcome Research LaboratoriesThe University, Newcastle upon TyneU.K.

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