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Benthic Macroinvertebrate Communities in Arctic Lakes and Ponds of Central Nunavut, Canada
Abstract The diversity and distribution of aquatic benthic invertebrate communities of 17 lakes and 3 shallow ponds near Iqaluit and Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada, were examined to assess patternsExpand
Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) from the eastern Canadian Arctic and subarctic with descriptions of new life stages, a possible new genus, and new geographical records
92 species of Chironomidae are described providing new descriptions, a revision for the adult female of Parametriocnemus boreoalpinus Gowin et Thienemann is revised, a possible new genus (larval form only), and 9 larval forms that may represent a new species are described. Expand
New range extensions for the Canadian Chironomidae fauna from two urban streams
We report on 2 first records of Chironomidae for Ontario, Rheosmittia spinicornis (Brundin, 1956) and Sublettea coffmani (Roback 1975), and confirm a previous record of Odontomesa fulva (KiefferExpand
A method to regenerate the damaged Chironomidae slides in entellan mounting solution
Abstract This paper describes a new method to regenerate damaged Chironomidae head capsule slides mounted in entellan mounting solution. Many paleolimnologists use entellan mounting medium to mountExpand
Chironomidae larvae from the lower Athabasca River, AB, Canada and its tributaries including macroscopic subfamily and tribe keys, indices for environmental tolerance and trait-based information for
This taxonomic reference and identification key makes use of the known taxonomic details on these Chironomidae species and provides details on their geographical distribution, ecology, habitats, environmental tolerance values for species, and traitbased morphological characters. Expand
An easy to make and simple designed rearing apparatus for Chironomidae
An inexpensive and rapid method of constructing an apparatus so that all three stages of individual specimen can be obtained, and that maintains sufficient oxygen during the rearing process is described. Expand
Chironomidae (Diptera) larvae of Precambrian Shield headwater streams, Canada
A taxonomic diagnosis of chironomid larvae collected from Precambrian Shield headwater streams, Canada, is provided for 51 species, including 17 new records, along with and information on their ecology and habitat. Expand
Chironomidae (Diptera: Insecta) from Sirwan River watershed of Kurdistan (Iran) with new faunistic records for Iran and range extensions for the Palearctic region
We present the description of Chironomidae (Diptera) collected from Sirwan River watershed in Kurdistan province of Iran. This study is part of a larger monitoring program conducted from 2017 toExpand
A new species in the Rheocricotopus (R.) effusus group from Canada with a review of the Nearctic species of Rheocricotopus and Parametriocnemus (Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae)
Rheocricotopus (Rheocricotopus) reduncusoides sp. n. is described from Bathurst Island, Nunavut, Canada. Its discovery was made while curating and examining specimens deposited by H. V. Danks in 1969Expand