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Journal of Entomology
  Year: 2008 | Volume: 5 | Issue: 6 | Page No.: 334-355
DOI: 10.3923/je.2008.334.355
Pictorial Keys of Chironomid Species (Order: Diptera) in El-Tall El-Keber Wastewater Treatment Plant, Egypt
R. Saleh-Ahmed, F.M. Ismail, A. Abo-Ghalia and N.S. El-Shenawy

Abstract:
In the present study, pictorial keys are given for the identification of larvae, pupae and adults of chironomid species collected from El-Tall El-Keber wastewater treatment plant, Egypt. Two genera: Chironomus Meigen and Kiefferulus Goetghbuer and six species: C. calipterus Kieffer, C. formosipennis Kieffer, C. caffrarius Kieffer, C. imicola Kieffer, C. seydeli Goetghebuer and K. brevibucca (Kieffer) are recorded from this region for the first time. Outline drawings of the representatives of each genus were presented.
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How to cite this article:

R. Saleh-Ahmed, F.M. Ismail, A. Abo-Ghalia and N.S. El-Shenawy, 2008. Pictorial Keys of Chironomid Species (Order: Diptera) in El-Tall El-Keber Wastewater Treatment Plant, Egypt. Journal of Entomology, 5: 334-355.

DOI: 10.3923/je.2008.334.355

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=je.2008.334.355

 
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