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Related to Chironomus: Chironomidae, Hirudinea
  • noun

Synonyms for Chironomus

type genus of the Chironomidae

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Utility of DNA taxonomy and barcoding for the inference of larval community structure in morphologically cryptic Chironomus (Diptera) species.
The benthic macroinvertebrates Hyalella azteca (amphipod) and larvae of Chironomus tentans (midge) showed no evidence of toxicity due to contact with PDMS over short and long term exposure.
Vibrio cholerae bacteria are common hitchhikers attached to the surface of adult nonbiting midges (observed mainly with Chironomus sp.
Fipronil is used to control bloodworm, Chironomus tepperi (Clampett and Stevens 2000), and has several advantages over other chemicals such as chlorpyrifos and diazinon.
The researchers then tested two stream dwellers: the amphipod Hyalella azteca, which is a small, shrimplike crustacean, and a larval midge of the species Chironomus tentans.
It was demonstrated that 36 tested Chironomus species possessed the F6.
vagans Solution holes Monopelopia gesta Aeehmea paniculigera Monopelopia Aeehmea paniculigera mickeschwartzi Monopelopia Tillandsia, Catopsis, tillandsia Hohenbergia Tillandsia utriculata, Tillandsia spp Monopelopia sp Bromeliads, Aeehmea nudicaulis, Neoregelia concentrica Catopsis nitida Pentaneura sp Bromeliads Helicornia Bromeliads Bromeliads Tanypodinae spp Aeehmea fendleri, Hohenbergia stellata Chironominae Chironominae sp Aeehmea fendleri, Hohenbergia stellata Chironomus anonymus Aeehmea paniculigera Chironomus sp Bromeliads Bromeliads Corynoneura sp Vriesea splitgerberi Ciyptochironomus sp Bromeliads Polypedilum kaingangi Aeehmea lindeni, Canistrum lindenii, Neoregelia laevis, Nidularium innocentii, Vriesea philippocoburgii, V.
hammoniensis with larvae of Chironomus has been observed in Lake Esrom, Denmark (Jonasson & Thorhauge 1976), but not elsewhere.
The endocrine disruptor bisphenol A increases the expression of hsp70 and ecdysone receptor genes in the aquatic larvae of Chironomus riparius.
Tadpoles, Chironomus, dragonfly larvae and water bugs, were also found in some temporary breeding sites and most often, when they were found, very few An.
In the course of such studies, Green and Sanchez came across godwit droppings that had the bright-red larvae of the midge Chironomus salinarius wriggling within them.
Chronic exposure to 17alpha-ethinylestradiol and bisphenol A--effects on development and reproduction in the freshwater invertebrate Chironomus riparius (Diptera: Chironomidae), Aquat Toxicol 55:113-124 (2001).