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Related to Chironomus: Chironomidae, Hirudinea
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Noun1.Chironomus - type genus of the Chironomidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
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Chironomus: Leben, Verbreitung und wirtschaftliche Bedeutung der Chironomiden.
In addition, an insect called Chironomus calligraphus has attacked the monument, leaving patches of green-black grass in many parts of the structure, according to a BBC report.
In some parts, the marble has developed a black cast; its rear, which faces the Yamuna, has been stained with the droppings of Chironomus calligraphus, an insect that blooms in the polluted river.
Testing sediment toxicity with Hyalella azteca (Amphipoda) and Chironomus riparius (Diptera).
At the same time, an increase in Chironomus plumosustype to 5% relative abundance and a moderate increase in Psectrocladius sordidellus/psilopterus-type occurred.
crassus Philipsson, and Pisidium sp., as well as the omnivorous larvae of Chironomus spp.
En la experimentacion se emplearon siete organismos-prueba: Daphnia magna, Apohyale sp., Emerita analoga, Chironomus calligraphus, Odontesthes regia regia, Poecilia reticulata y Paracheirodon innesi, expuestas a pruebas estaticas de tipo agudo.
In fact, macroinvertebrates in the river were dominated by Chironomus sp., and Melanoides tuberculata which are clearly indicated.
Choi, "Identification, characterization and expression profiles of Chironomus riparius glutathione S-transferase (GST) genes in response to cadmium and silver nanoparticles exposure," Aquatic Toxicology, vol.