Pan-American Chironomus calligraphus Goeldi, 1905 (Diptera, Chironomidae): Species or Complex? Evidence from External Morphology, Karyology and DNA Sequencing

@inproceedings{Spies2002PanAmericanCC,
  title={Pan-American Chironomus calligraphus Goeldi, 1905 (Diptera, Chironomidae): Species or Complex? Evidence from External Morphology, Karyology and DNA Sequencing},
  author={Martin Spies and James E. Sublette and Mary F. Sublette and Wolfgang F. Wuelker and Jon Martin and Axel Hille and Michael A Miller and Konstantin Witt},
  year={2002}
}
Chironomus (Chironomus) calligraphus Goeldi, 1905, previously known from the Neotropics, is newly identified as a member of midge communities across the southern U.S.A.. The karyotype is described for the first time, as is that of the related Chironomus spec. WOC, known only as larvae from the southeastern United States. Morphological descriptions for the adult male, pupa, and larva of C. calligraphus are emended, including characters distinguishing the species in the southern Nearctic… CONTINUE READING

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