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Distribution path and Subregions of South America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America
Subregions: Amazon basin (Amazon River), Argentina (Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Cordoba, Corrientes, Jujuy, Mendoza, Misiones, Neuquén, North Argentina, Salta, San Juan Province, San Luis Province, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé Province, Tierra del Fuego, Tucumán), Bolivia, Brazil (North Brazil, Northeast Brazil, South Brazil, Southeast Brazil, West Central Brazil), Chile (South Chile, Valparaiso Region), Colombia (Bogota), Ecuador (Bolivar, Galápagos, Guayas, Loja, Manabi, Pichincha), Falkland Islands, French Guiana (Cayenne), Guyana, Northern South America, Paraguay (New Australia), Peru (Amazon region), Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
Taxonomy for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in South America
Class
South America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 879 families, 20255 genera, 142109 species
Tree
Subclass
South America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 863 families, 20184 genera, 141986 species
Tree
Infraclass
South America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 793 families, 19845 genera, 140520 species
Tree
Superorder
South America
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 467 families, 15469 genera, 121738 species
Tree
Order
South America
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 125 families, 3525 genera, 25210 species
Tree
Suborder
South America
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 30 families, 645 genera, 8311 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
South America
    Bibionomorpha (Hennig, 1954) (Gnats)
     11 families, 262 genera, 1905 species
Infraorder
South America
    Blephariceromorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     1 family, 6 genera, 68 species
Infraorder
South America
    Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
     7 families, 218 genera, 2766 species
Infraorder
South America
    Psychodomorpha (Chevrolat, 1880)
     5 families, 67 genera, 457 species
Infraorder
South America
    Ptychopteromorpha (Wood & Borkent, 1986)
     2 families, 3 genera, 5 species
Infraorder
South America
    Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
     4 families, 89 genera, 3110 species

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Family overview for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in South America
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 42 SpeciesWood Gnats
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 147 SpeciesMarch flies
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 68 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Canthyloscelidae (Enderlein, 1912) - 5 Species
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 339 SpeciesGall gnats
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 792 SpeciesBiting midges
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 54 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 692 SpeciesMidges
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 894 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLong-bodied craneflies
Diadocidiidae (Winnertz, 1863) - 2 Species
Ditomyiidae (Keilin, 1919) - 29 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 15 SpeciesDixid Midges
Hesperinidae (Hendel, 1928) - 1 Species
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 164 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 2356 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lygistorrhinidae (Hendel, 1936) - 1 Species
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 1145 SpeciesFungus gnats
Perissommatidae (Colless, 1962) - 1 Species
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 387 SpeciesOwl Midges
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 1 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 16 Species
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 22 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 60 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 313 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Tanyderidae (Alexander, 1919) - 4 SpeciesPrimitive crane flies
Thaumaleidae (Bezzi, 1913) - 6 SpeciesSolitary midges
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 745 SpeciesCrane Flies
Trichoceridae (Rondani, 1841) - 8 SpeciesWinter Crane Flies
29 Families with 8310 Species in South America
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Species overview - Checklist for Nematocera in South America without family allocation
Freemanomyia elongatus (Freeman, 1951)Info
1 Species in Nematocera for South America 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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