chironomid


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chironomid

(kī-rŏn′ə-mĭd)
n.
See midge.
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Minnesota Guide Brian "Bro" Brosdahl is a bloodworm believer, finding wads of digested chironomid goo in the stomachs of smaller walleyes, fall through winter.
Given that Diptera larvae, predominately chironomid larvae, tend to numerically dominate invertebrate communities in newly inundated (<1 mo) lotic habitats, one would expect higher abundances of this prey source in mainstem SWHs as they maintain greater hydrological connection than some chutes (Galat et al.
The macroinvertebrate assemblage at the site during the breeding season, based on three standardised kicksamples with a 500 [micro]m mesh sweep net (Kokes & Nemejcova 2006), consisted mostly of chironomid larvae, mayfly larvae (mainly Potamanthus sp.
Dehydration-inducible changes in expression of two aquaporins in the sleeping chironomid, Polypedilum vanderplanki.
The chironomid larval assemblages, represented by their chitinous head capsules preserved in lake sediments, have become a widely used paleoclimatological indicator group for quantitatively reconstructing past temperatures, especially at high latitudes and altitudes (e.
Lake Nhlange had a community dominated by polychaetes, chironomid larvae, amphipods and the bivalve Brachidontes virgiliae (Barnard, 1964).
Seven new species of chironomid midge (Diptera, Chironomidae) from the Ohra River, Japan.
This pattern is shared with several chironomid genera and species (Donato et al.
occurred in >5% of samples) dietary categories were identified: chironomid larvae; ephemeropteran nymphs; simuliid larvae; trichopteran larvae; unknown invertebrates; amorphous detritus.
The prawn specimen covered with the macroalga Pylaiella littoralis was kept in captivity in an aquarium with other Palaemon adspersus individuals and fed with chironomid larvae for a period of 3 days.