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Distribution path and Subregions of East Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa
Subregions: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean islands (Chagos Archipelago, Comoro Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles), Kenya (Nairobi), Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania (Tanganyika, Zanzibar), Uganda (Rwenzori Mountains), Zambia, Zimbabwe (North Zimbabwe, South Zimbabwe)
Taxonomy for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in East Africa
Class
East Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 651 families, 14411 genera, 82570 species
Tree
Subclass
East Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 640 families, 14373 genera, 82501 species
Tree
Infraclass
East Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 615 families, 14211 genera, 81781 species
Tree
Superorder
East Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 388 families, 11359 genera, 72112 species
Tree
Order
East Africa
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 103 families, 1793 genera, 10980 species
Tree
Suborder
East Africa
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 19 families, 389 genera, 2866 species
Site
Tree
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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
East Africa
    Bibionomorpha (Hennig, 1954) (Gnats)
     6 families, 142 genera, 460 species
Infraorder
East Africa
    Blephariceromorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     1 family, 1 genus, 8 species
Infraorder
East Africa
    Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
     6 families, 149 genera, 1271 species
Infraorder
East Africa
    Psychodomorpha (Chevrolat, 1880)
     3 families, 32 genera, 201 species
Infraorder
East Africa
    Ptychopteromorpha (Wood & Borkent, 1986)
     1 family, 1 genus, 7 species
Infraorder
East Africa
    Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
     2 families, 64 genera, 919 species

Family overview for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in East Africa
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 7 SpeciesWood Gnats
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 52 SpeciesMarch flies
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 8 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 154 SpeciesGall gnats
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 276 SpeciesBiting midges
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 329 SpeciesMidges
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 569 SpeciesMosquitoes
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 3 SpeciesDixid Midges
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 61 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 707 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 182 SpeciesFungus gnats
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 174 SpeciesOwl Midges
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 7 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 3 Species
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 20 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 86 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 212 SpeciesCrane Flies
19 Families with 2866 Species in East Africa



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)

Keywords
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