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Distribution path and Subregions of Australia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia - Australia
Subregions: Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, East Australia (Mulga Lands, Murray Darling Depression, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria), Lord Howe Islands (Lord Howe Island), Northern Territory (Arnhem Land, Barkly Tableland, Darwin, Groote Eylandt), South Australia (Adelaide, Flinders Lofty Block, South Eastern Highlands), Tasmania (Macquarie Island, Northeast Tasmania, South Tasmania, Tasmanian Central Highlands, Tasmanian Northern Slopes, West Tasmania), West Australia (Avon Wheatbelt, King George Sound)
Taxonomy for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Australia
Class
Australia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 838 families, 16640 genera, 91769 species
Tree
Subclass
Australia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 830 families, 16507 genera, 91525 species
Tree
Infraclass
Australia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 791 families, 16323 genera, 90936 species
Tree
Superorder
Australia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 481 families, 12409 genera, 76652 species
Tree
Order
Australia
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 116 families, 1829 genera, 11662 species
Tree
Suborder
Australia
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 29 families, 487 genera, 3628 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
Australia
    Bibionomorpha (Hennig, 1954) (Gnats)
     9 families, 137 genera, 644 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Blephariceromorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     1 family, 5 genera, 35 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
     7 families, 195 genera, 1219 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Psychodomorpha (Chevrolat, 1880)
     6 families, 56 genera, 300 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Ptychopteromorpha (Wood & Borkent, 1986)
     1 family, 4 genera, 9 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
     4 families, 88 genera, 1419 species

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Family overview for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Australia
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 4 SpeciesWood Gnats
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 43 SpeciesMarch flies
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 35 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 387 SpeciesGall gnats
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 384 SpeciesBiting midges
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 364 SpeciesMidges
Crosaphididae (Kovalev, 1983) - 1 Species
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 375 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) - 5 SpeciesLong-bodied craneflies
Ditomyiidae (Keilin, 1919) - 12 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 6 SpeciesDixid Midges
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 50 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 1183 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 145 SpeciesFungus gnats
Paraxymyiidae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 1 SpeciesPaxylommatid wasps
Perissommatidae (Colless, 1962) - 5 Species
Protorhyphidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 211 SpeciesOwl Midges
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 3 Species
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 78 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 47 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Tanyderidae (Alexander, 1919) - 9 SpeciesPrimitive crane flies
Thaumaleidae (Bezzi, 1913) - 30 SpeciesSolitary midges
Tillyardipteridae (Lukashevich & Shcherbakov, 1999) - 2 Species
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 219 SpeciesCrane Flies
Trichoceridae (Rondani, 1841) - 12 SpeciesWinter Crane Flies
Valeseguyidae (Amorim & Grimaldi, 2006) - 1 Species
29 Families with 3628 Species in Australia
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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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