The Simuliidae (Diptera) of the River Oder and its tributaries, with special reference to the re-appearance of Simulium (Schoenbaueria) nigrum (Meigen) in larger rivers in Central Europe

  title={The Simuliidae (Diptera) of the River Oder and its tributaries, with special reference to the re-appearance of Simulium (Schoenbaueria) nigrum (Meigen) in larger rivers in Central Europe},
  author={Doreen Werner},
  journal={Journal of Natural History},
  pages={1509 - 1528}
  • D. Werner
  • Published 2003
  • Biology
  • Journal of Natural History
An investigation was carried out over a five-year period into the blackfly fauna of one of the most important rivers of the North-Central European lowlands, the Oder, together with its major tributaries (Nysa, Stobrawa, Oława, Barycz, Bobr, Kroisa, Lausitzer Neisse, Warta, Notec), from its source in the Oder Hills to its mouth in the Baltic Sea. Thirteen species were found. The two dominant indicator species, Simulium (Simulium) reptans (Linnaeus) and Simulium (Schoenbaueria) nigrum (Meigen… Expand
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