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Distribution path and Subregions of Southern Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa
Subregions: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Republic South Africa (Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Transvaal), Swaziland
Taxonomy for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Southern Africa
Class
Southern Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 657 families, 10005 genera, 43659 species
Tree
Subclass
Southern Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 652 families, 9953 genera, 43495 species
Tree
Infraclass
Southern Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 622 families, 9771 genera, 42834 species
Tree
Superorder
Southern Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 388 families, 7891 genera, 37772 species
Tree
Order
Southern Africa
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 105 families, 1537 genera, 7739 species
Tree
Suborder
Southern Africa
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 22 families, 315 genera, 1581 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
Southern Africa
    Bibionomorpha (Hennig, 1954) (Gnats)
     7 families, 61 genera, 118 species
Infraorder
Southern Africa
    Blephariceromorpha (Rohdendorf, 1961)
     1 family, 1 genus, 20 species
Infraorder
Southern Africa
    Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
     7 families, 171 genera, 1005 species
Infraorder
Southern Africa
    Psychodomorpha (Chevrolat, 1880)
     3 families, 29 genera, 120 species
Infraorder
Southern Africa
    Ptychopteromorpha (Wood & Borkent, 1986)
     2 families, 2 genera, 3 species
Infraorder
Southern Africa
    Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
     2 families, 51 genera, 315 species

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Family overview for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in Southern Africa
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 1 SpeciesWood Gnats
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 19 SpeciesMarch flies
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 20 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 33 SpeciesGall gnats
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 301 SpeciesBiting midges
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 442 SpeciesMidges
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 189 SpeciesMosquitoes
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 5 SpeciesDixid Midges
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 18 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 230 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 37 SpeciesFungus gnats
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 102 SpeciesOwl Midges
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 2 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 3 Species
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 17 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 60 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Tanyderidae (Alexander, 1919) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive crane flies
Thaumaleidae (Bezzi, 1913) - 2 SpeciesSolitary midges
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 85 SpeciesCrane Flies
21 Families with 1580 Species in Southern Africa
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Species overview - Checklist for Nematocera in Southern Africa without family allocation
Afrotricha relicta (Edwards, 1925)Info
1 Species in Nematocera for Southern Africa 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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