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1 May 2007 LONG-RANGE DISPERSAL POSSIBILITIES VIA SEA TURTLE - A CASE FOR CLUNIO AND PONTOMYIA (DIPTERA: CHIRONOMIDAE) IN PUERTO RICO
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Larvae of the marine midges Clunio and Pontomyia are reported as epibionts on the carapace of sea turtles. Turtle transportation may be an important factor in the dispersal of flightless marine midges.

Michelle T. Schärer and J. H. Epler "LONG-RANGE DISPERSAL POSSIBILITIES VIA SEA TURTLE - A CASE FOR CLUNIO AND PONTOMYIA (DIPTERA: CHIRONOMIDAE) IN PUERTO RICO," Entomological News 118(3), 273-277, (1 May 2007). https://doi.org/10.3157/0013-872X(2007)118[273:LDPVST]2.0.CO;2
Received: 12 September 2006; Accepted: 1 May 2007; Published: 1 May 2007
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