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Revision of the Nearctic Species of the Genus Polypedilum

For chironomid taxonomists out there who have been struggling with the genus Polypedilum in North America, your task has become a bit easier.

Dave Maschwitz's mid-1970's Ph.D. dissertation on Polypedilum has finally been published! To order this fine publication please read below:

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(Note: I am not affiliated with the Ohio Biological Survey; this is done as a "public service". Also note - this publication does not deal in any great detail with the subgenera Pentapedilum or Tripodura)

John H. Epler, Ph.D. (
Systematic Entomologist
just south of Wakulla Springs, FL
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