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Rhythmic Flight Activity of Certain East African Trichoptera

Naturevolume 175pages11221123 (1955) | Download Citation

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WHILE studying the cyclical emergence of aquatic insects from Lake Victoria, observations were made on their flight activity throughout the night. Similar investigations1–4 conducted in temperate regions have been chiefly concerned with terrestrial insects.

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  1. East African Fisheries Research Organization, Jinja, Uganda

    • PHILIP S. CORBET
  2. Zoological Laboratory, University of Bergen, Norway

    • AUDFINN TJØNNELAND

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