Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Historical Macroinvertebrate List For Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens

We did no collecting on June 1, but here are some species lists for the
record, cited from: Banta, WC (1993)  Biological water quality of the
surface tributary streams of the District of Columbia. Occ. Publ. Biol. 
Amer. Univ. 335 pp.

TRIB UNDER TRAIN TUT01  01/22/93 39o54'59"N 76o57'09"W
Crangonyx shoemakeri (Amphipoda: Crangonyctidae)          30 
Polypedilum sp. 7 (Diptera: Chironomidae)                  1 
Thienemannimyia sp. 01 (Diptera: Chironomidae)             3 
Chrysops sp. (Diptera: Tabanidae)                          2 
Caecidotea intermedius (Isopoda: Asellidae)               10 
Enchytraeid sp. 05 (Oligochaeta: Enchytraeidae)            1 
Lumbriculidae sp. 2 (Oligochaeta: Lumbriculidae)          13 
Lumbriculidae sp. 3 (Oligochaeta: Lumbriculidae)           2

MOUTH OF HICKEY RUN THR012  01/26/96 38 54'31" 76o57'34"W
Crangonyx shoemakeri (Amphipoda: Crangonyctidae)          94 
Hydroporus sp. (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)                    1 
Thienemannimyia sp. 02 (Diptera: Chironomidae)             9 
Ptychoptera sp. (Diptera: Ptychopteridae)                  3 
Physella integra (Gastropoda: Physidae)                    6 
Caecidotea intermedius (Isopoda: Asellidae)              118 
Lumbriculidae sp. 2 (Oligochaeta: Lumbriculidae)           2 
Tubificidae unidentified (Oligochaeta: Tubificidae)        1 
Ironoquia sp. (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae)                 6 
Dugesia tigrina (Turbellaria: Planariidae)                 1

We also sampled Watt's Branch and Nash Run at about the same time, 
(January) but found no macroinverts.

We have another 1991 gray literature publication which includes the 
Anacostia tributaries. It is available as 
ASCII text

Banta WC and Backus BT 1991. Bryozoans as indicators of water quality 
in the DC area. Final Report to the US  Department of the Interior, DC 
Water Resources Center. American University, Washington DC.

We are working to get the whole text of the DC area report (all 31 DC 
tributary streams) onto the web.

WC Banta
Professor of Biology
202/885-2182 fax

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