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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Chironomidae (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
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) (Midges) - Systematics
 6 genera, 12 species
Site
Tree
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Genera701    worldwide
Species12.974    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:

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Africa
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Ecozones:

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Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, 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, 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 faunaeur.org
Chironomidae in itis.gov
Chironomidae in dyntaxa.se
Chironomidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Chironomidae in Lesotho
Archaeochlus bicirratus (Brundin, 1966)Info
Archaeochlus drakensbergensis (Brundin, 1966)Info
Chironomus caffrarius (Kieffer, 1914)Info
Chironomus calipterus (Kieffer, 1908)Info
Chironomus callichirus (Kieffer, 1911)Info
Chironomus formosipennis (Kieffer, 1908)Info
Chironomus pulcher -> Demeijerea rufipesInfo
Microtendipes satchelli (Freeman, 1955)Info
Nilodorum brevibucca (Kieffer, 1922)Info
Pentapedilum anale (Freeman, 1954)Info
Polypedilum anale ()Info
Polypedilum tropicum (Kieffer, 1913)Info
12 Species in Chironomidae 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
FamilyChironomidae
Midges, Nonbiting midges, Chironomids, Non-biting midges
AuthorErichson, 1842

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