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The attraction of three chironomid species, Glyptotendipes paripes Edwards, Chironomus crassicaudatus Malloch, and Polypedilum halterale (Coquillett), to incandescent light of different colors and wattages was studied. Field-captured adults were released from the center of a dark room (9 by 9 m) equipped with a New Jersey light trap in each corner. The effects of color were determined by using 100-W lamps of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and white. The effects of light intensity weredoi:10.1093/ee/13.4.1004 fatcat:l2tabrbvnbfhfhpi342z7newca