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Distribution path and Subregions of Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa
Subregions: Central Africa (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe), East Africa (Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean islands, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe), North Africa (Algeria, Libya, Macaronesia, Morocco, Sahara, Sudan, Tunisia), Southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Republic South Africa, Swaziland), West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo)
Taxonomy for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Africa
Class
Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 827 families, 23673 genera, 180376 species
Tree
Subclass
Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 814 families, 23548 genera, 180015 species
Tree
Infraclass
Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 778 families, 23237 genera, 178315 species
Tree
Superorder
Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 468 families, 18100 genera, 156385 species
Tree
Order
Africa
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 116 families, 2902 genera, 25647 species
Tree
Suborder
Africa
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 23 families, 631 genera, 6666 species
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Families100    worldwide
Genera3.914    worldwide
Species84.054    worldwide
Common namesLong-horned flies, Mosquitoes
German namesMücken
Dutch namesMuggen
Finnish namesSääsket
Norwegian namesMygg
Swedish namesMyggor
AuthorLatreille, 1825
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, North Eurasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic, South Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands, Bering Sea)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)

Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal)


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesNematocera in bie.ala.org.au
Nematocera in faunaeur.org
Nematocera in itis.gov
Nematocera in dyntaxa.se
Nematocera in Wikipedia (English)
Infraorder
Africa
    Bibionomorpha (Hennig, 1954) (Gnats)
     8 families, 246 genera, 1091 species
Infraorder
Africa
    Blephariceromorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     1 family, 4 genera, 33 species
Infraorder
Africa
    Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
     7 families, 235 genera, 3287 species
Infraorder
Africa
    Psychodomorpha (Chevrolat, 1880)
     3 families, 57 genera, 482 species
Infraorder
Africa
    Ptychopteromorpha (Wood & Borkent, 1986)
     2 families, 2 genera, 14 species
Infraorder
Africa
    Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
     2 families, 87 genera, 1759 species

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Family overview for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Africa
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 15 SpeciesWood Gnats
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 96 SpeciesMarch flies
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 33 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 313 SpeciesGall gnats
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 1159 SpeciesBiting midges
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 944 SpeciesMidges
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 925 SpeciesMosquitoes
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 21 SpeciesDixid Midges
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 185 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 1340 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lygistorrhinidae (Hendel, 1936) - 2 Species
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 470 SpeciesFungus gnats
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 412 SpeciesOwl Midges
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 13 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 6 Species
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 55 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 18 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 222 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Tanyderidae (Alexander, 1919) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive crane flies
Thaumaleidae (Bezzi, 1913) - 3 SpeciesSolitary midges
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 419 SpeciesCrane Flies
22 Families with 6665 Species in Africa
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Species overview - Checklist for Nematocera in Africa without family allocation
Afrotricha relicta (Edwards, 1925)Info
1 Species in Nematocera for Africa listed without family allocation
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
AuthorLatreille, 1825
 
Synonyms
Culocoidea (Bagnall, 1939)
Nematocerata (Gravenhorst, 1843)
Nematoceratae (Bigot, 1891)
Nemocera (Latreille, 1825)
Nemocerae (Gray, 1832)
Nemocerata (Perty, 1833)
Nemoceratae (Bigot, 1890)
Nemoceri (Lioy, 1895)
Nemoceridi (Targioni Tozetti, 1870)
Polyarta (Billberg, 1820)

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