PAN Pesticides Database - Chemical Toxicity Studies on Aquatic Organisms

Acute Aquatic Ecotoxicity Summaries for DDT, p,p' on Insects

Use(s): Insecticide    Chem Class: Organochlorine    U.S. EPA PC Code:029201    CAS Number: 50-29-3
Sorted by Organism Group, Scientific Name and LC50. Species summary toxicity data are derived from the U.S. EPA AQUIRE database.
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Common Name Scientific Name Avg Species LC50 (ug/L) LC50 Std Dev Number of Studies Avg Species Rating Outlier Result for Organism Group?

Insects

Yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti 247.8 302.2 17 Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Aedes albopictus 82.0 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Aedes cantans 10.2 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Aedes caspius 5,780 - 1 Moderately Toxic  
Mosquito Aedes communis 9.00 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Aedes excrucians 6.30 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Aedes nigromaculis 650.0 - 1 Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Aedes punctor 28.0 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Floodwater mosquito Aedes sticticus 2.60 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Aedes vexans 1.90 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Anopheles stephensi 10,598 8,765 10 Slightly Toxic  
Caddisfly Arctopsyche grandis 175.0 - 2 Highly Toxic  
Snipefly Atherix variegata 50.5 33.5 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Caddisfly Ceratopsyche morosa 133.0 109.8 10 Highly Toxic  
Phantom midge Chaoborus sp. 38.7 31.3 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Midge family Chironomidae 74.7 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Midge Chironomus plumosus 60.0 40.0 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Midge Chironomus riparius 23.3 20.0 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Midge Chironomus tentans 1.16 0.11 3 Very Highly Toxic  
Stonefly Claassenia sabulosa 8.63 5.34 3 Very Highly Toxic  
Mayfly Cloeon dipterum 850.0 - 1 Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Culex alpicalis 1.00 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Culex antennatus 330.0 - 1 Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Culex fatigans 406.9 190.0 7 Highly Toxic  
Northern house mosquito Culex pipiens 16,055 15,945 2 Slightly Toxic  
Mosquito Culex pipiens molestus 2,783 2,777 2 Moderately Toxic  
Mosquito Culex pipiens pipiens 85,003 84,997 2 Slightly Toxic Outlier 
Mosquito Culex pipiens quinquefasciata 62.5 28.4 4 Very Highly Toxic  
Southern house mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus 3,276 7,086 48 Moderately Toxic  
Mosquito Culex sp. 200.0 - 1 Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Culex tarsalis 300.0 - 1 Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Culex tritaeniorhynchus 160.0 - 1 Highly Toxic  
Mosquito Culiseta annulata 20.6 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Mayfly Drunella grandis 25.0 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Mayfly Ephemerella sp. 9.60 8.40 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Beetle Eretes sticticus 28.2 6.75 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Golden stonefly, Willow fly Hesperoperla pacifica 253.6 135.8 9 Highly Toxic  
Mayfly Hexagenia bilineata 1,400 400.0 2 Moderately Toxic  
Caddisfly Hydropsyche californica 48.0 - 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Caddisfly Hydropsyche recurvata 310.8 330.0 13 Highly Toxic  
Caddisfly Hydropsyche sp. 31.7 14.6 6 Very Highly Toxic  
Damselfly Ischnura verticalis 48.6 15.2 4 Very Highly Toxic  
Stonefly Isoperla sp. 3.95 2.75 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Damselfly Lestes congener 272.5 185.4 4 Highly Toxic  
Backswimmer Notonecta undulata 32.5 21.7 4 Very Highly Toxic  
Palaearctic blackfly Odagmia ornata 24.0 - 1 Very Highly Toxic  
Dragonfly Ophiogomphus sp. 96.0 64.0 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Beetle Peltodytes sp. 3.50 2.29 4 Very Highly Toxic  
Midge Pentaneura sp. 21.2 19.8 2 Very Highly Toxic  
Midge Procladius sp. 2.30 1.30 2 Very Highly Toxic  
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