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Distribution path and Subregions of Antarctica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Antarctica
Subregions: Antarctic Islands (South Shetland Islands), Subantarctic Islands (Crozet Islands)
Taxonomy for Chironomidae (Midges) in Antarctica
Class
Antarctica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 121 families, 526 genera, 787 species
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Subclass
Antarctica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 121 families, 526 genera, 787 species
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Infraclass
Antarctica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 121 families, 526 genera, 787 species
Tree
Superorder
Antarctica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 95 families, 470 genera, 658 species
Tree
Order
Antarctica
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 25 families, 51 genera, 73 species
Tree
Suborder
Antarctica
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 7 families, 13 genera, 18 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Antarctica
Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
 2 families, 7 genera, 10 species
Tree
Superfamily
Antarctica
Chironomoidea (Newman, 1834)
 1 family, 5 genera, 7 species
Tree
Family
Antarctica
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) (Midges) - Systematics
 5 genera, 7 species
Site
Tree
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Genera701    worldwide
Species12.992    worldwide
Common namesMidges, Nonbiting midges, Chironomids, Non-biting midges
German namesZuckmücken
Dutch namesDansmuggen
Danish namesDansemyg
Finnish namesSurviaissääsket
Norwegian namesFjærmygg
Swedish namesFjädermyggor
AuthorErichson, 1842
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, 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, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesChironomidae in bie.ala.org.au
Chironomidae in faunaeur.org
Chironomidae in itis.gov
Chironomidae in dyntaxa.se
Chironomidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Chironomidae in Antarctica
Belgica albipes (Seguy, 1965)Info
Belgica antarctica (Jacobs, 1900)Antarctic midgeInfo
Eretmoptera murphyi (Schaeffer, 1914)Info
Halirytus magellanicus (Jacobs, 1900)Info
Microzetia mirabilis (Seguy, 1965)Info
Parochlus crozetensis (Serra-tosio, 1986)Info
Parochlus steinenii (Gercke, 1889)Info
7 Species in Chironomidae for Antarctica 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
FamilyChironomidae
Midges, Nonbiting midges, Chironomids, Non-biting midges
AuthorErichson, 1842

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