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Noun1.Chironomidae - midges
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Nematocera, suborder Nematocera - mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies
midge - minute two-winged mosquito-like fly lacking biting mouthparts; appear in dancing swarms especially near water
Chironomus, genus Chironomus - type genus of the Chironomidae
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Se colectaron 8595 individuos pertenecientes a 11 ordenes, 32 familias y 56 generos o morfotipos, entre los cuales la familia Chironomidae fue la mas abundante con un 81% del total de individuos, de los que el 50% pertenecen al genero Cricotopus y 49% a Polypedilum, seguida por la familia Simuliidae con 10% de los individuos, en la que el genero Gigantodax fue el mas representativo con 58%.
While the consistent co-dominance of these taxa was unique to this study, many of the taxa more commonly observed among our streams (Table 2), including Hydropsychidae, Baetidae, Chironomidae, Elmidae, Simuliidae, and Sub-Class Oligochaeta, have been commonly found in streams throughout the state (Heatherly et al.
7 cm (31") rain, and negatively correlated to relative abundance of Chironomidae n.
Some factors influencing the distribution, seasonal abundance and feeding of subarctic Chironomidae (Diptera).
Chironomidae (Diptera) aus FlieBgewassern Zentralafrikas (Systematik, Okologie, Verbreitung und Produktionsbiologie).
Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera; also referred to as EPT) to a less-diverse assemblage of smaller-bodied taxa such as Diptera, especially Chironomidae (Mundie and Crabtree, 1997; Blanco and Ector, 2009; Gillis and Chalifour, 2010; James et al.
One exception to this pattern was the increase in Chironomidae in pools after the spate.
Estado del conocimiento taxonomico de la fauna de Chironomidae (Diptera: Nematocera) de la Patagonia.
Life histories of potential prey taxa can differ significantly among genera and even species, especially in large families such as the Chironomidae (Diptera) (Bailey et al.