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Distribution path and Subregions of Australasia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia
Subregions: Australia (Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, East Australia, Lord Howe Islands, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania, West Australia), New Guinea (East New Guinea, Endemic in New Guinea, West New Guinea)
Taxonomy for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Australasia
Class
Australasia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 860 families, 18729 genera, 115100 species
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Subclass
Australasia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 850 families, 18585 genera, 114831 species
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Infraclass
Australasia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 804 families, 18345 genera, 113841 species
Tree
Superorder
Australasia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 489 families, 13825 genera, 96161 species
Tree
Order
Australasia
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 122 families, 2152 genera, 17026 species
Tree
Suborder
Australasia
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 29 families, 544 genera, 6191 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
Australasia
    Bibionomorpha (Hennig, 1954) (Gnats)
     9 families, 158 genera, 793 species
Infraorder
Australasia
    Blephariceromorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     1 family, 7 genera, 37 species
Infraorder
Australasia
    Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
     7 families, 201 genera, 1720 species
Infraorder
Australasia
    Psychodomorpha (Chevrolat, 1880)
     6 families, 59 genera, 559 species
Infraorder
Australasia
    Ptychopteromorpha (Wood & Borkent, 1986)
     1 family, 4 genera, 14 species
Infraorder
Australasia
    Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
     4 families, 113 genera, 3066 species

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Family overview for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Australasia
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 5 SpeciesWood Gnats
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 89 SpeciesMarch flies
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 37 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Canthyloscelidae (Enderlein, 1912) - 0 Species
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 393 SpeciesGall gnats
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 609 SpeciesBiting midges
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 14 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 384 SpeciesMidges
Crosaphididae (Kovalev, 1983) - 1 Species
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 565 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) - 10 SpeciesLong-bodied craneflies
Ditomyiidae (Keilin, 1919) - 12 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 6 SpeciesDixid Midges
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 60 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 2597 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 228 SpeciesFungus gnats
Paraxymyiidae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 1 SpeciesPaxylommatid wasps
Pediciidae (Osten Sacken, 1860) - 0 SpeciesHairy-eyed craneflies
Perissommatidae (Colless, 1962) - 5 Species
Protorhyphidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 468 SpeciesOwl Midges
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 6 Species
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 79 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 112 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Tanyderidae (Alexander, 1919) - 14 SpeciesPrimitive crane flies
Thaumaleidae (Bezzi, 1913) - 30 SpeciesSolitary midges
Tillyardipteridae (Lukashevich & Shcherbakov, 1999) - 2 Species
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 447 SpeciesCrane Flies
Trichoceridae (Rondani, 1841) - 12 SpeciesWinter Crane Flies
Valeseguyidae (Amorim & Grimaldi, 2006) - 1 Species
31 Families with 6191 Species in Australasia
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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
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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