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Larval populations of Clunio sp.1 are reported for the first time from marine fouling samples obtained in Hurghada during November 2015. This is a new record for the Egyptian Red Sea fauna. A full structural description of the larva is provided and its local distribution is discussed.

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References A bdelsalam Kh.M. 2017. The genus Clunio H aliday , 1855 from Egypt (Hurghada, Red Sea) with a description of the larva of Clunio sp.1 (Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae). Polish Journal of Entomology, 86 (1): 39–47. A bdelsalam Kh.M. 2019. First record of a larva of the dipteran genus Aphrosylus H aliday , 1851 (Dolichopodidae) from the Egyptian Mediterranean Sea. Polish Journal of Entomology, 88 (1): 79–92. A ndersen T., C ranston P.S., E pler J. H. (eds.) 2013. Chironomidae of the Holarctic Region: Keys and Diagnoses. Part 1