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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Simuliidae (Turkey gnat) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 248 families, 2118 genera, 4995 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 247 families, 2117 genera, 4994 species
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Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 238 families, 2063 genera, 4856 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 177 families, 1810 genera, 4498 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 48 families, 262 genera, 542 species
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 11 families, 41 genera, 126 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
 4 families, 21 genera, 91 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Simulioidea (Borkent, 2012)
 1 family, 1 genus, 4 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) (Turkey gnat) - Systematics
 1 genus, 4 species
Site
Tree
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Genera84    worldwide
Species3.478    worldwide
Common namesTurkey gnat, Buffalo gnat, Black fly, Black flies, Buffalo gnats, Turkey gnats, White socks
German namesKriebelmücken
Dutch namesKriebelmuggen, Kriebelmugjes
Danish namesKvægmyg
Finnish namesMäkärät, Mäkäräiset
Swedish namesKnott
Spanish namesBocones
AuthorNewman, 1834
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical
Oriental
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesSimuliidae in faunaeur.org
Simuliidae in itis.gov
Simuliidae in ru.ac.za
Simuliidae in dyntaxa.se
Simuliidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Simuliidae in Sierra Leone
Simulium blacklocki (Meillon, 1930)Info
Simulium dieguerense (Vajime & Dunbar, 1975)Info
Simulium konkourense (Boakye, Post, Mosha & Quillevere, 1993)Info
Simulium leonense (Boakye, Post & Mosha, 1993)Info
4 Species in Simuliidae for Sierra Leone listed
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
InfraorderCulicomorpha
Mosquitoes and Midges
SuperfamilySimulioidea
FamilySimuliidae
Turkey gnat, Buffalo gnat, Black fly, Black flies, Buffalo gnats, Turkey gnats, White socks
AuthorNewman, 1834

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