Taxon profile


Chironomus plumosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Chironomidae - non-biting midges »  genus Chironomus »  subgenus Chironomus

Scientific synonyms

Tipula plumosus Linnaeus, 1758
Tendipes plumosus (Linnaeus, 1958)
Tipula annularis De Geer, 1776
Chironomus cristatus Fabricius, 1805
Chironomus ferrugineovittatus Zetterstedt, 1850
Chironomus imperator Walley, 1926



Chironomus plumosus

Author: Ivo Antušek

Chironomus plumosus

Author: Michael Kesl

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Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Chironomus_plumosus]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Chironomus plumosus (Linnaeus)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [407453]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Chironomus plumosus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Chironomus plumosus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 21 June 2016

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