Definition of Family Chironomidae

1. Noun. Midges.

Exact synonyms: Chironomidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Nematocera, Suborder Nematocera
Member holonyms: Midge, Chironomus, Genus Chironomus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Chironomidae

family Chalcidae
family Chalcididae
family Chamaeleonidae
family Chamaeleontidae
family Characeae
family Characidae
family Characinidae
family Charadriidae
family Chelonidae
family Cheloniidae
family Chelydridae
family Chenopodiaceae
family Chermidae
family Chimaeridae
family Chinchillidae
family Chironomidae (current term)
family Chlamydiaceae
family Chlamydomonadaceae
family Chloranthaceae
family Chlorophthalmidae
family Chrysochloridae
family Chrysomelidae
family Chrysopidae
family Chytridiaceae
family Cicadellidae
family Cicadidae
family Cichlidae
family Cicindelidae
family Ciconiidae
family Cimicidae

Literary usage of Family Chironomidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"Interesting discussions of these flies are to be found in the books by Hindle, and Patton and Cragg. family Chironomidae Midges The little midges of this ..."

2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"35 (7) Prothorax with one or two prolegs 36 36 (57) A pair of prolegs beneath the prothorax, and another pair at the end of the abdomen Family CHIRONOMIDAE ..."

3. A Classification of the Lepidoptera Based on Characters of the Pupa by Edna Mosher (1915)
"... particularly in the family Chironomidae. Scudder (‘89) was the first to attempt a classification of lepidopterous pupae, but his keys to the chrysalids ..."

4. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"The members of the Diptera were predominantly larvae of the family Chironomidae (midges). After the eruption, the surviving population was small, ..."

5. The Diagnostics and treatment of tropical diseases by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1914)
"More recently he has incriminated midges of the family Chironomidae as well as Simulium. The Thompson-McFadden Pellagra Commission has investigated most ..."

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