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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Bittacidae (Hangingflies) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 456 families, 6902 genera, 25265 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 453 families, 6893 genera, 25252 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 431 families, 6787 genera, 24913 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 295 families, 5661 genera, 22295 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Mecoptera (Hyatt & Arms, 1891) (Scorpion-flies) - Systematics
 7 families, 30 genera, 194 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Pistillifera (Willmann, 1987)
 1 family, 3 genera, 7 species
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Raptipedia (Willmann, 1977)
 1 family, 3 genera, 7 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) (Hangingflies) - Systematics
 3 genera, 7 species
Site
Tree
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Genera54    worldwide
Species320    worldwide
Common namesHangingflies, Hanging scorpionflies
German namesMückenhafte
Dutch namesHangvliegen, Muggenhaften
AuthorHandlirsch, 1906
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Nearctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Mesozoic


Countries
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Albania, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, India, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, USA, Uganda, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesBittacidae in bie.ala.org.au
Bittacidae in faunaeur.org
Bittacidae in itis.gov
Bittacidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Bittacidae in Costa Rica
Bittacus banksi (Esben-petersen, 1915)Info
Bittacus disternum (Byers, 1996)Info
Bittacus panamensis (Byers, 1958)Info
Bittacus spatulatus (Byers, 1996)Info
Kalobittacus demissus (Byers, 1996)Info
Kalobittacus inornatus (Byers, 1996)Info
Pazius obtusus (Byers, 1957)Info
7 Species in Bittacidae for Costa Rica listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderMecoptera
Scorpion-flies, Scorpion flies, Snowflies, Scorpionflies, Hangingflies, Hanging flies
SuborderPistillifera
InfraorderRaptipedia
FamilyBittacidae
Hangingflies, Hanging scorpionflies
AuthorHandlirsch, 1906

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