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A Method for Rearing Pupae of Net-Winged Midges (Diptera: Blephariceridae) and Other Torrenticolous FliesAuthor(s): Gregory W. Courtney
Source: Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 100(4), 1998, pp. 742-745
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionA method for obtaining reared adults of net-winged midges (Diptera: Blephariceridae) is presented. Rocks with attached pupae are removed from the stream and placed in a container maintained at high humidity. Survival and emergence rates exceeding 60% were recorded for several species of Nearctic Blephaecera. This method is ideal for associating pupae and adults of blepharicerids and other torrenticolous flies.
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CitationCourtney, Gregory W. 1998. A Method for Rearing Pupae of Net-Winged Midges (Diptera: Blephariceridae) and Other Torrenticolous Flies. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 100(4), 1998, pp. 742-745
Keywordsnet-winged midges, Blephariceridae, rearing, pupal-adult associations
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