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Distribution path and Subregions of Melanesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Melanesia
Subregions: Fiji (Taveuni, Vanua Levu, Viti Levu), New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands), Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Archipelago, Bougainville, Papua Region), Solomon Islands (Santa Ana, Santa Cruz Islands), Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
Taxonomy for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Melanesia
Class
Melanesia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 467 families, 5464 genera, 24244 species
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Subclass
Melanesia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 458 families, 5447 genera, 24222 species
Tree
Infraclass
Melanesia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 442 families, 5367 genera, 24022 species
Tree
Superorder
Melanesia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 298 families, 4282 genera, 20787 species
Tree
Order
Melanesia
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 88 families, 1079 genera, 6498 species
Tree
Suborder
Melanesia
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 21 families, 238 genera, 2235 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
Melanesia
    Bibionomorpha (Hennig, 1954) (Gnats)
     6 families, 73 genera, 296 species
Infraorder
Melanesia
    Blephariceromorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     1 family, 4 genera, 8 species
Infraorder
Melanesia
    Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
     6 families, 75 genera, 835 species
Infraorder
Melanesia
    Psychodomorpha (Chevrolat, 1880)
     3 families, 31 genera, 297 species
Infraorder
Melanesia
    Ptychopteromorpha (Wood & Borkent, 1986)
     1 family, 2 genera, 4 species
Infraorder
Melanesia
    Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
     4 families, 53 genera, 795 species

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Family overview for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Melanesia
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 5 SpeciesWood Gnats
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 21 SpeciesMarch flies
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 8 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 9 SpeciesGall gnats
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 403 SpeciesBiting midges
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 33 SpeciesMidges
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 354 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) - 3 SpeciesLong-bodied craneflies
Ditomyiidae (Keilin, 1919) - 3 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 2 SpeciesDixid Midges
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 40 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 703 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 222 SpeciesFungus gnats
Pediciidae (Osten Sacken, 1860) - 1 SpeciesHairy-eyed craneflies
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 289 SpeciesOwl Midges
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 38 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Tanyderidae (Alexander, 1919) - 4 SpeciesPrimitive crane flies
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 88 SpeciesCrane Flies
21 Families with 2235 Species in Melanesia
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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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