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Distribution path and Subregions of West Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa
Subregions: Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria (South Nigeria), Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
Taxonomy for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in West Africa
Class
West Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 483 families, 7167 genera, 27214 species
Tree
Subclass
West Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 477 families, 7152 genera, 27179 species
Tree
Infraclass
West Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 458 families, 7034 genera, 26753 species
Tree
Superorder
West Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 299 families, 5643 genera, 23208 species
Tree
Order
West Africa
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 78 families, 920 genera, 3811 species
Tree
Suborder
West Africa
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 16 families, 207 genera, 1273 species
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Tree
Show Info
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
West Africa
    Bibionomorpha (Hennig, 1954) (Gnats)
     5 families, 42 genera, 102 species
Infraorder
West Africa
    Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
     5 families, 97 genera, 813 species
Infraorder
West Africa
    Psychodomorpha (Chevrolat, 1880)
     3 families, 17 genera, 69 species
Infraorder
West Africa
    Ptychopteromorpha (Wood & Borkent, 1986)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Infraorder
West Africa
    Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
     2 families, 50 genera, 288 species

Family overview for Nematocera (Long-horned flies) in West Africa
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 4 SpeciesWood Gnats
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 7 SpeciesMarch flies
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 28 SpeciesGall gnats
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 285 SpeciesBiting midges
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 157 SpeciesMidges
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 344 SpeciesMosquitoes
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 37 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 252 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 28 SpeciesFungus gnats
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 61 SpeciesOwl Midges
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 1 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 24 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesCrane Flies
16 Families with 1273 Species in West 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)

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