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Table 2

List of the Chironomidae species and forms found in the Crimean water bodies during the study.

Species Frequency of occurrence, % Range of salinity, g/L Type of a water body Noted earlier in Crimea
Baeotendipes noctivagus (Kieffer, 1911) 67.0 7–300 Saline lakes, ponds Ivanova et al., 1994; Shadrin et al., 2017
Chironomus sp. 3.5 0–10 River Bodrak Baranov, 2011a
Cricotopus sp. 1.5 24 Pond  
C. gr. cylindraceus (Kieffer, 1908) 12.0 0–190 Saline lakes, ponds Shadrin et al., 2017
C. gr. obnixus (Walker, 1856) 1.5 13 Pond No
C. gr. sylvestris (Fabricius, 1794) 13.0 0–62 Lakes, ponds, River Bodrak Baranov, 2011a
Dicrotendipes nervosus (Staeger, 1839) 1.5 10 Pond Baranov and Ferrington, 2013
Eukiefferiella gr. claripennis (Lundbeck, 1898) 1.5 0 River Bodrak Baranov and Ferrington, 2013
Glyptotendipes gripekoveni (Kieffer, 1913) 1.5 2 Lake Kyzyl-Yar No
G. (Phytotendipes) paripes (Edwards, 1929) 1.5 5 Lake Sakskoye No
Halocladius fuscicola (Edwards, 1926) 1.5 33 Permanent pool No
Metriocnemus sp. 1.5 15 Lake Kuchuk-Ajigol Baranov and Ferrington, 2013
Orthocladius (Euorthocladius) sp. 1.5 0 River Bodrak Baranov and Ferrington, 2013
Paratanytarsus confusus Palmen, 1960 4.0 0–60 Saline lakes, ponds No
Polypedilum sp. 1.5 5 Lake Kuchuk-Ajigol G. Prokopov, personal communication, March 16, 2018
P. (Polypedilum) nubifer (Skuse, 1889) 1.5 10 Pond No
P. (Tripodura) tetracrenatum Hirvenoja, 1962 1.5 0 Lake Kuchuk-Ajigol No
Psectrocladius sp. 4.5 0–2 Ponds G. Prokopov, personal communication, March 16, 2018
Tanypus kraatzi (Kieffer, 1912) 1.5 2 Lake Kyzyl-Yar No
Tanytarsus mendax Kieffer, 1925 3.0 30–180 Saline lakes Shadrin et al., 2017
T. veralli Goetghebuer, 1928 1.5 0.5 Pond No