|Title||Creating and maintaining cultures of Chironomus tentans (Diptera: Chironomidae)|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1982|
|Authors||Batac-Catalan Z, White DS|
A modified procedure for continuous culture of Chironomus tentans Fabricius, which requires equipment generally available in biological laboratories, is presented. The substrate on which the larvae are reared consists of acetone-treated and boiled paper towels. Liquified vegetable diet is used for more uniform distribution of food in the culture.