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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Ceratopogonidae (Biting midges) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 201 families, 1010 genera, 2032 species
Tree
Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 199 families, 1007 genera, 2028 species
Tree
Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 194 families, 999 genera, 2015 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 107 families, 577 genera, 1154 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 35 families, 161 genera, 271 species
Tree
Suborder
Lesotho
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 8 families, 27 genera, 51 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Lesotho
Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
 3 families, 11 genera, 22 species
Tree
Superfamily
Lesotho
Chironomoidea (Newman, 1834)
 2 families, 7 genera, 14 species
Tree
Family
Lesotho
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) (Biting midges) - Systematics
 1 genus, 2 species
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Genera200    worldwide
Species7.918    worldwide
Common namesBiting midges, No-see-ums, Midgies, Sand flies, Punkies
German namesGnitzen
Dutch namesKnutjes, Knijten, Knijsjes, Punkies
Danish namesMitter
Finnish namesPolttiaiset
Norwegian namesSviknott
Swedish namesSvidknott
Spanish namesPurrujas
AuthorNewman, 1834
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Oriental
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesCeratopogonidae in faunaeur.org
Ceratopogonidae in itis.gov
Ceratopogonidae in dyntaxa.se
Ceratopogonidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Ceratopogonidae in Lesotho
Culicoides bassetorum (Callot, Kremer & Molet, 1973)Info
Culicoides galliardi (Callot, Kremer & Molet, 1973)Info
2 Species in Ceratopogonidae for Lesotho listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderDiptera
True flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Flies
SuborderNematocera
Long-horned flies, Mosquitoes
InfraorderCulicomorpha
Mosquitoes and Midges
SuperfamilyChironomoidea
FamilyCeratopogonidae
Biting midges, No-see-ums, Midgies, Sand flies, Punkies
AuthorNewman, 1834
 
Synonyms
Heleidae (Szeptycki & Imadaté, 1987)

Keywords
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