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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Chironomidae (Midges) 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
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 84 families, 999 genera, 3568 species
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 18 families, 202 genera, 837 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
 6 families, 76 genera, 398 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Chironomoidea (Newman, 1834)
 2 families, 44 genera, 150 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) (Midges) - Systematics
 25 genera, 50 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
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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)

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Species overview - Checklist for Chironomidae in Costa Rica
Species with ANext  
Ablabesmyia costarricensis (Picado, 1913)Info
Alotanypus venusta (Coquillett, 1902)Info
Apedilum elachistum (Townes, 1945)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Beardius aciculatus (Andersen & Sæther, 1996)Info
Beardius lingulatus (Andersen & Sæther, 1996)Info
Beardius triangulatus (Andersen & Sæther, 1996)Info
Buchonomyia brundini (Andersen & Sæther, 1995)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Chirocladius pedipalpus (Picado, 1913)Info
Chironomus anonymus -> Chironomus decorusInfo
Chironomus decorus (Johannsen, 1905)Info
Cladopelma forcipis (Rempel, 1939)Info
Compterosmittia aberrans (Mendes, Andersen & Saether, 2004)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dicrotendipes baru (Epler, 1996)Info
Dicrotendipes californicus (Johannsen, 1905)Info
Dicrotendipes palearivillosus (Epler, 1988)Info
Dicrotendipes sinoposus (Epler, 1987)Info
Diplosmittia beluina (Andersen, 1996)Info
Diplosmittia forficata (Andersen, 1996)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Endotribelos hesperium (Sublette, 1960)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Goeldichironomus amazonicus (Fittkau, 1968)Info
Goeldichironomus holoprasinus (Goeldi, 1905)Info
Gravatamberus curtus (Mendes & Andersen, 2008)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lipurometriocnemus longicosta (Oliver, 1985)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oukuriella annamae (Epler, 1996)Info
Oukuriella costaricensis (Epler, 1986)Info
Oukuriella rushi (Epler, 1986)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parachironomus cayapo (Spies, Fittkau & Reiss, 1994)Info
Parachironomus osa (Spies, Fittkau & Reiss, 1994)Info
Paranilothauma strebulosa (Adam & Saether, 2000)Info
Polypedilum pterospilus (Townes, 1945)Info
Procladius etatus (Roback, 1982)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rheotanytarsus baculus (Kyerematen & Andersen, 2002)Info
Rheotanytarsus foliatus (Kyerematen & Andersen, 2002)Info
Rheotanytarsus guanacastensis (Kyerematen & Andersen, 2002)Info
Rheotanytarsus subtilis (Kyerematen & Andersen, 2002)Info
Rheotanytarsus thunesi (Kyerematen & Andersen, 2002)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenochironomus crusanticus (Borkent, 1984)Info
Stenochironomus gladius (Borkent, 1984)Info
Stenochironomus innocuus (Williston, 1896)Info
Stenochironomus leptopus (Kieffer, 1906)Info
Stenochironomus nudipupa (Borkent, 1984)Info
Stenochironomus quadrinotatus (Borkent, 1984)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tempisquitoneura merrillorum (Epler, 1995)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xestochironomus comptus (Sublette & Wirth, 1972)Info
Xestochironomus furcatus (Johannsen, 1938)Info
Xestochironomus gilvus (Borkent, 1984)Info
Xestochironomus laselvensis (Andersen & Kristoffersen, 1999)Info
Xestochironomus latilobus (Borkent, 1984)Info
Xestochironomus nebulosus (Sublette & Wirth, 1972)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zavreliella longiseta (Reiss, 1990)Info
50 Species in Chironomidae for Costa Rica listed
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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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