Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Diptera > Family: Chironomidae > Genus: Chironomus > Species: Chironomus riparius

Chironomus riparius Meigen, 1804

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Chironomus zonulus Zetterstedt, 1838
Chironomus albistria Walker, 1848
Chironomus interruptus Kieffer, 1909
Chironomus pentatomus Kieffer, 1909
Tendipes ichthyobrota Kieffer, 1911
Tendipes indivisus Kieffer, 1911
Tendipes subproductus Kieffer, 1911
Tendipes thummi Kieffer, 1911
Chironomus halochares Kieffer, 1915
Chironomus serus Malloch, 1915
Chironomus curtiforceps Kieffer, 1916
Chironomus subriparius Kieffer, 1918
Chironomus kochianus Kieffer, 1919
Chironomus curtibarba Kieffer, 1922
Chironomus militaris Johannsen, 1937

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

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