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Synonyms for Chironomidae

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The biomasses of the majority of species and functions were a function of the gulf-scale nutrient loading whereas the dynamics of annual algae and chironomidae reflected changes in water-body level nutrient loading (Table 3, Figs 2-5).
2]) and relative abundance (%) of indicatory taxonomic groups (EPT, Chironomidae, Oligochaeta, Mollusca, Coleoptera and Isopoda).
The most ubiquitous family found in GLR wetland ponds was Chironomidae (Diptera), which was present in sixteen ponds.
Higuti (2004) observou menores densidades e mudancas na composicao e dominancia das larvas bentonicas de Chironomidae na fase de aguas altas influenciadas, principalmente, pelo aumento na velocidade de correnteza e pelo decrescimo na concentracao de oxigenio dissolvido na agua.
Although Mayfly is the common name of ephemeroptera, chaoboridae and chironomidae are referred to as mayflies by the villagers simply because of their spectacular characteristic month of May emergence.
3 Dt 1 1 A Collembola Dt 10 5 A Coleoptera, Elateridae Pr 26 15 I Coleoptera, Scirtidae Dt 481 24 I Diptera, Chironomidae Dt 54 16 I Diptera, Culicidae, Culex sp Dt 32 12 I Diptera, Drosophilidae Dt 1 1 A Diptera, Muscidae Dt 2 1 I Diptera, Tipulidae Dt 7 5 I Diptera, Ceratopogonidae Dt 10 8 I Embioptera Dt 1 1 A Homoptera, Aphidae Hb 1 1 A Homoptera, Cicadellidae Hb 1 1 A Hymenoptera, Formicidae (*) Pr 3 1 A * Isoptera, Termitidae (*) Dt 11 4 A * Lepidoptera Hb 46 13 I Orthoptera, Gryllidae Hb 5 5 A Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae Hb 7 7 A+I TOTAL Hb 874
3) Percent Oligochaeta and Chironomidae (% OC)--A high percentage of these taxa can indicate low dissolved oxygen concentration (DO), elevated sedimentation rates, or high levels of suspended solids.
In this habitat, midges (Diptera: Chironomidae & Chaoboridae), known locally as "lake flies," are exceedingly abundant (Beadle 1981), often covering the walls of buildings.
Chironomidae and Culicidae), 1 family of Ephemeroptera (Baetidae), and several Crustacea.
KEY WORDS: Africa, Chironomidae, India, Vibrio cholerae, wind.
Besides Oligochaeta, Chironomidae maggots and Bivalvia were detected.
Culicidae 2 2 (excessively Chironomidae 1 2 polluted) Tubificidae (Tubifex 1 4 tubifex) Tecate Psychodidae (Psychoda 2 2 sp.
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).
The following 17 Dipteran families were recorded for both sites: Tabanidae, Stratiomyidae, Asilidae, Culicidae, Mycetophilidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Tipulidae, Anthomyiidae, Bombyliidae, Tanypezidae, Syrphidae, Sciaridae, Pipunculidae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, and Conopidae.