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Chironomidae The Biology and Ecology of Non-Biting Midges

Edited By: P Armitage, PS Cranston and PSL Pinder
584 pages, Illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
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  • Chironomidae ISBN: 9780412452604 Hardback Dec 1994 Out of stock: Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
Price: £449.99
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The dipteran family Chironomidae is the most widely distributed and frequently most abundant group of insects in freshwater, with representatives in both terrestrial and marine environments. This book provides a `state of the art' account of the family including both pure and applied aspects of research.


Morphology; systematics; biogeography; biology of the eggs and first-instar larvae; the habitats of chironomid larvae; larval food and feeding behaviour; the pupa and events leading to eclosion; behaviour and ecology of adults; life cycles and population dynamics; production ecology; species interactions and community structure; nuisance, economic impact and possibilities for control; medical significance; classification of water bodies and pollution; chironomids as indicators of past environmental change; chironmidae as food; conclusions.

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Edited By: P Armitage, PS Cranston and PSL Pinder
584 pages, Illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
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...well-organized..well-edited...comprehensive overview... - Journal of Paleolimnology

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