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Biogeography & Biodiversity
Móra, A Faunistic particularities of the chironomid assemblages (Diptera: Chironomidae) of the Upper-Tisza, NE Hungary
Biomonitoring & Toxicology
Di Veroli, A Incidence of larvae mouthpart deformities in Chironomus plumosus (DIPTERA: CHIRONOMIDAE) and Procladius sp. (DIPTERA: CHIRONOMIDAE) from Piediluco Lake, Italy.
Ferrington Jr. Leonard C Comparison and Significance of Chironomidae Emergence from Lake Erie and Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Pennsylvania, U. S. A.
Green, Phil The Response of Chironomids to Water and Sediment Chemistry in Urban Canals
Jacobsen, Richard E. Midge (DIPTERA: CHIRONOMIDAE AND CERATOPOGONIDAE) community response to canal discharge into Everglades National Park, Florida
Marziali, L. Benthic macroinvertebrates as water quality indicators in Italian lakes
Michailova, P. The Effect of Trace Metals at Acid and Neutral Conditions on the Structure and Function of Polytene Chromosomes in Chironomus species
Orendt, Claus The chironomid communities (pupal exuviae) of groyne fields in a large lowland river in Central Europe (Elbe, Germany) and their potential use for ecotoxicological field studies
Rufer, M.M. Sampling frequency required for chironomid community resolution in urban lakes with contrasting trophic states.
Sealock, Adam W. Sampling efficiency of Chironomidae (Diptera) across disturbance gradients
Corbi, Juliano José  Effects of land use on lotic chironomids: emphasis to the sugar cane cultivation, southeast of Brazil
Gresens, Susan E. Taxonomic distinctness provides an alternative view of the diversity of Chironomidae (Diptera) assemblages.
Hirabayashi, Kimio Change of chironomid fauna (Diptera) in eutrophic Lake Kawaguchi, Japan
Inoue, Eiso Usefulness and problems of larval rearing in assessing lotic chironomid assemblage: a case study in a riffle/pool section at the middle reaches of the Shinano River, Japan
Lencioni, V. Hyporheic chironomids in alpine streams
Maasri, Alain Epilithic chironomid community structure: is it a matter of algae?
Meltser Nikolay Does polarized light guide Chironomids to navigate toward water surfaces?
Salmon Abdo Al-Shami Distribution and Abundance of Chironomidae (Diptera) In Tropical Rice Agroecosystem
Syrovátka Vít The response of chironomid larvae to hydraulic conditions: Synorthocladius semivirens (DIPTERA: CHIRONOMIDAE) in two different rivers.
Tóth, M. Chironomid communities in different vegetation types in a backwater Nagy-morotva of the active floodplain of River Tisza, Hungary
Heiri, O Chironomidae (Diptera) in Alpine lakes: a study based on subfossil assemblages in lake surface sediments
Stefan Engels Chironomid-based inferences of local and regional environmental change during the early Middle Weichselian in Northeast Finland
Physiology/Physiological Responses
Bouchard, Jr. R.W.  Determination of Chironomidae thermal preferences and thermal partitioning among closely related taxa in a Minnesota stream using surface floating pupal exuviae
Sherk, Truman Emergence of Ablabesmyia monilis (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Findley Lake during warm and cold years
Taxonomy, Morphology & Systematics
Caldwell, B. A. Cricotopus oceanicus (Packard), a new synonym of Halocladius variabilis (Staeger, 1839)
Langton, Peter H.  A structural hermaphrodite Micropsectra  (DIPTERA: CHIRONOMIDAE)
Trivinho-Strixino Susana  A new species of Pelomus Reiss, 1989 (DIPTERA: CHIRONOMIDAE) from Southeastern Brazil, with the description of immature stages