family Chironomidae

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Synonyms for family Chironomidae

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A2, A9, A10, B3, B5, B6, C1, C4, D2, D5, D7, D11 Order Diptera (11 families) Family Chironomidae Subfamily Orthocladiinae Tribe Corynoneurini Corynoneura spp.
The EPT/chironomid metric is calculated as a ratio of the aquatic insect larval groups Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera (indicators of good water quality), and the dipteran larvae of the family Chironomidae (indicators of poor water quality).
One such larva -- a bright red, multisegmented midge larva in the family Chironomidae -- lives mostly on the bottom of freshwater lakes and rivers and is frequently found on corpses that have been submerged for long periods of time.
Midges (Family Chironomidae): Larvae of the Family Chironomidae, by far the largest family of aquatic insects, inhabit all types of permanent and temporary aquatic habitats (Hilsenhoff 1991).