CHIRONOMUS Journal of Chironomidae Research 2019-06-25T09:09:42+00:00 Torbjørn Ekrem Open Journal Systems <p>The CHIRONOMUS Journal of Chironomidae Research is devoted to publishing peer-reviewed research articles related to all aspects of chironomid research. The journal also serves as an updated news bulletin for the Chironomidae research community. The journal has one issue per year, but articles are published online continuously after they are accepted. The journal is open access, and can be downloaded freely from this website. All research articles submitted to CHIRONOMUS<em>&nbsp;Current Reseach</em>&nbsp;section are subject to peer-review. There are no page charges for manuscripts accepted for publication.</p> First record of Demicryptochironomus (Irmakia) neglectus Reiss, 1988 in Slovakia 2019-05-08T08:48:29+00:00 Veronika Štillová Soňa Ščerbáková <p>Here, we present the first record of <em>Demicryptochironomus </em>(<em>Irmakia</em>) <em>neglectus</em> Reiss, 1988 in Slovakia. Samples were taken using the Chironomid Pupal Exuviae Technique (CPET) from two reservoirs. Two pupal exuviae (out of the 500 ind. collected) were recorded in Kráľová reservoir and in one individual was found in Sĺňava reservoir (out of the total 514 ind. collected). Since the CPET method mostly allows species level identification of chironomids, its usage is helpful in discovering the real chironomid diversity of Slovakia. Moreover, it helps to define ecological requirements of species we have little information about, such as the present one.</p> 2019-05-07T20:07:26+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Descriptions of two interesting chironomid pupae collected in Yunnan Province, China (Chironomidae: Chironominae) 2019-06-25T09:09:42+00:00 Jinxing Wei Hongqu Tang <p>Descriptions of two Chironomini pupal types collected in Yunnan Province are given. Among known genera, both types closely resemble that of the North American <em>Hyporhygma</em> Reiss, 1982, but the spine and spinule pattern of the dorsal abdomen does not fit within the current taxonomic boundaries, and represent an endemic component in the Oriental region. A new genus description is expected when associated adults are available.</p> 2019-06-25T06:01:57+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##