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Clunio marinus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Nematocera
Superfamily  Chironomoidea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Infraorder  Culicomorpha
Family  Chironomidae
Genus  Clunio
Order  Fly
Similar  Clunio, Fly, Psectrocladius, Orthocladiinae, Metriocnemus

Clunio marinus is a non-biting midge of the bloodworm family (Chironomidae). It is found in the intertidal zone of the European Atlantic Coast from Spain to Iceland. The species is a long-standing model system in Chronobiology, particularly for circalunar clocks and the evolution of biological clocks. Its genome has been sequenced.

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Clunio marinus Wikipedia


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