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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Dixidae (Dixid Midges) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 453 families, 6857 genera, 25044 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 450 families, 6847 genera, 25030 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 428 families, 6741 genera, 24691 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 292 families, 5613 genera, 22064 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 84 families, 996 genera, 3558 species
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 18 families, 201 genera, 834 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
 6 families, 76 genera, 398 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Culicoidea (Meigen, 1818)
 3 families, 28 genera, 233 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) (Dixid Midges) - Systematics
 2 genera, 11 species
Site
Tree
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Genera13    worldwide
Species327    worldwide
Common namesDixid Midges, Meniscus midges
German namesTastermücken, Doppeladermücken
Dutch namesMeniscusmuggen
Finnish namesSinkiläsääsket
Norwegian namesU-mygg
Swedish namesU-myggor
AuthorSchiner, 1868
Distribution
Checklists

Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian


Ecozones:

Nearctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Mesozoic


CountriesAlgeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesDixidae in faunaeur.org
Dixidae in itis.gov
Dixidae in dyntaxa.se
Dixidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Dixidae in Costa Rica
Dixa shannoni -> Dixella shannoniInfo
Dixella fernandezae (Chaverri & Borkent, 2007)Info
Dixella hansoni (Chaverri & Borkent, 2007)Info
Dixella hernandezi (Chaverri & Borkent, 2007)Info
Dixella jironi (Chaverri & Borkent, 2007)Info
Dixella lobata (Chaverri & Borkent, 2007)Info
Dixella maculata (Chaverri & Borkent, 2007)Info
Dixella shannoni (Lane, 1942)Info
Dixella suzukii (Chaverri & Borkent, 2007)Info
Dixella venezuelensis (Lane, 1942)Info
Dixella woodi (Chaverri & Borkent, 2007)Info
11 Species in Dixidae for Costa Rica 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
SuperfamilyCulicoidea
FamilyDixidae
Dixid Midges, Meniscus midges
AuthorSchiner, 1868

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