Winter-Active Chironomidae Publications

Diamesa sp. pair mating on snow along Trout Brook (Minnesota, USA).

Diamesa sp. pair mating on snow along Trout Brook (Minnesota, USA).
Diamesa sp. male walking on snow along Trout Brook (Minnesota, USA).

Diamesa sp. male walking on snow along Trout Brook (Minnesota, USA).

Mazack J. E., P. Kranzfelder, A. M. Anderson, R. W. Bouchard, J. Perry, B. Vondracek, and L. C. Ferrington. 2015. Survivorship and longevity of adult Diamesa mendotae Muttkowski, 1915 (Diptera: Chironomidae) at controlled, sub-freezing temperatures. Aquatic Insects: 1-8.

French W. E., B. Vondracek, L. C. Ferrington Jr., J. C. Finlay and D. J. Dieterman. 2014. Winter feeding, growth and condition of brown trout Salmo trutta in a groundwater-dominated stream. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 29:187-200.

Anderson, A. M., P. Kranzfelder, R. W. Bouchard, and L. Ferrington. 2013. Survivorship and longevity of Diamesa mendotae Muttkowski (Diptera: Chironomidae) under snow. Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research 45:e6.

Krider, L. A., J. A. Magner, J. Perry, B. Vondracek and L. C. Ferrington Jr. 2013. Air-water temperature relationships in the trout streams of southeastern Minnesota’s carbonate-sandstone landscape. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. (JAWRA-12-0071-P.R2) pp. 1-12.

Anderson, A. M. and L. C. Ferrington. 2013. Resistance and resilience of winter-emerging Chironomidae (Diptera) to a flood event: implications for Minnesota trout streams. Hydrobiologia 707:59-71.

Anderson, A. M. 2012. Winter-Emerging Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) in Minnesota Trout Streams. Ph.D Thesis. University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Anderson, A. M., R. W. Bouchard, and L. C. Ferrington. 2011. Hibernal emergence of Chironomidae (Diptera) in relation to stream size in Kansas, USA. Pages 247-255 in X. Wang and W. Liu, editors. Contemporary Chironomid Studies – Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Chironomidae. Nankai University Press, Tianjin, China.

Ferrington, L. C., R. W. Bouchard, and B. Karns. 2011. Longevities of Diamesa mendotae Muttkowski, a hibernal emerging species of Chironomidae (Diptera). Pages 22-29 in L. C. Ferrington, editor. Proceedings of the XV International Symposium on Chironomidae. Chironomidae Research Group, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.

Bouchard, R. W. and L. C. Ferrington. 2009. Winter Growth, Development, and Emergence of Diamesa mendotae (Diptera: Chironomidae) in Minnesota Streams. Environmental Entomology 38:250-259.

Bouchard, R. W. and L. C. Ferrington. 2008. Determination of Chironomidae thermal preferences and thermal partitioning among closely related taxa in a Minnesota stream using surface floating pupal exuviae. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal Supplement 13:191-198.

Bouchard, R. W. 2007. Phenology and taxonomic composition of lotic Chironomidae (Diptera) communities in contrasting thermal regimes. University of Minnesota.

Bouchard, R. W., M. A. Carrillo, and L. C. Ferrington. 2006. Lower lethal temperature for adult male Diamesa mendotae Muttkowski (Diptera : Chironomidae), a winter-emerging aquatic insect. Aquatic Insects 28:57-66.

Bouchard, R. W., M. A. Carrillo, S. A. Kells, and L. C. Ferrington. 2006. Freeze tolerance in larvae of the winter-active Diamesa mendotae Muttkowski (Diptera : Chironomidae): a contrast to adult strategy for survival at low temperatures. Hydrobiologia 568:403-416.

Carrillo, M.A., C.A. Cannon, & L.C. Ferrington, Jr. 2004. Effect of sex and age on the supercooling point of the winter-active Diamesa mendotae Muttkowski (Diptera: Chironomidae). Aquatic Insects 26:243-251.

Ferrington, L.C., Jr. 2000. Hibernal emergence patterns of Chironomidae in lotic habitats of Kansas versus ambient air and water temperatures, p. 375-382. In: Late Twentieth Century Research on Chironomidae: An Anthology from the 13th International Symposium on Chironomidae. O. Hoffrichter (ed.). Shaker Verlag, Aachen.