Ecology

Associations

In Great Britain and/or Ireland:
Animal / predator / stocks nest with
female of Crossocerus vagabundus stocks nest with Tipulidae

Animal / parasitoid / endoparasitoid
larva of Erycilla ferruginea is endoparasitoid of larva of Tipulidae

Animal / pathogen
pure white to grey or rarely green, shaggy rhizoids of Erynia conica infects adult of Tipulidae

Animal / predator / stocks nest with
female of Rhopalum coarctatum stocks nest with Tipulidae

Animal / parasitoid / endoparasitoid
larva of Siphona geniculata is endoparasitoid of larva of Tipulidae

Animal / pathogen
Steinernema carpocapsae infects larva of Tipulidae

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Known predators

Tipulidae (tipulids (unspec.)) is prey of:
Partnuniella thermalis
Thermacarus nevadensis
Tachytrechus angustipennis
Aves
Arachnida

Based on studies in:
USA (Temporary pool)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • N. C. Collins, R. Mitchell and R. G. Wiegert, 1976. Functional analysis of a thermal spring ecosystem, with an evaluation of the role of consumers. Ecology 57:1221-1232, from p. 1222.
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Known prey organisms

Tipulidae (tipulids (unspec.)) preys on:
Endocladia muricata
Tegula funebralis
Littorina planaxis
Littorina scutulata
Acmaea digitalis
Acmaea pelta
Acmaea scabra
Cyanoplax dientens
Dynamenella glabra
Syllis vittata
Syllis spenceri
Cyanobacteria
coarse particulate organic matter

Based on studies in:
USA: California, Monterey Bay (Littoral, Rocky shore)
USA (Temporary pool)
England: River Medway (River)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • A. G. Hildrew, C. R. Townsend and A. Hasham, 1985. The predatory Chironomidae of an iron-rich stream: feeding ecology and food web structure. Ecol. Entomol. 10:403-413, from p. 412.
  • N. C. Collins, R. Mitchell and R. G. Wiegert, 1976. Functional analysis of a thermal spring ecosystem, with an evaluation of the role of consumers. Ecology 57:1221-1232, from p. 1222.
  • P. W. Glynn, Community composition, structure, and interrelationships in the marine intertidal Endocladia Muricata - Balanus glandula association in Monterey Bay, California, Beaufortia 12(148):1-198, from p. 133 (1965).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:6257
Specimens with Sequences:5498
Specimens with Barcodes:5117
Species:470
Species With Barcodes:396
Public Records:763
Public Species:73
Public BINs:166
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