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Distribution path and Subregions of Nigeria (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Nigeria
Taxonomy for Tipulidae (Crane Flies) in Nigeria
Class
Nigeria
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 325 families, 3446 genera, 10179 species
Tree
Subclass
Nigeria
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 321 families, 3440 genera, 10173 species
Tree
Infraclass
Nigeria
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 309 families, 3354 genera, 9881 species
Tree
Superorder
Nigeria
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 214 families, 2709 genera, 8579 species
Tree
Order
Nigeria
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 65 families, 527 genera, 1661 species
Tree
Suborder
Nigeria
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 14 families, 127 genera, 605 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Nigeria
Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
 2 families, 45 genera, 220 species
Tree
Superfamily
Nigeria
Tipuloidea (Leconte, 1861)
 2 families, 45 genera, 220 species
Tree
Family
Nigeria
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) (Crane Flies) - Systematics
 4 genera, 27 species
Site
Tree
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Genera85    worldwide
Species6.206    worldwide
Common namesCrane Flies, Crane fly, Large Crane Flies, Craneflies, Daddy-long-legs
German namesSchnaken, Erdschnacken, Mückenbulle, Schneider, Stelzmücken
Dutch namesLangpootmuggen
Danish namesStankelben
Finnish namesVaaksiaiset
Norwegian namesStankelbein
Swedish namesStorharkrankar
AuthorLatreille, 1802
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean


Countries
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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesTipulidae in bie.ala.org.au
Tipulidae in faunaeur.org
Tipulidae in itis.gov
Tipulidae in dyntaxa.se
Tipulidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Tipulidae in Nigeria
Leptotarsus edwardsianus (Alexander, 1920)Info
Megistocera filipes (Fabricius, 1805)Info
Megistocera filipes filipes (Fabricius, 1805)Info
Nephrotoma cristiformis (Alexander, 1975)Info
Nephrotoma extensicornis (Alexander, 1974)Info
Nephrotoma flavofimbria (Alexander, 1976)Info
Nephrotoma fulani (Alexander, 1974)Info
Nephrotoma fuscipennis (Karsch, 1886)Info
Nephrotoma fuscipennis fuscipennis (Karsch, 1886)Info
Nephrotoma imerina (Alexander, 1920)Info
Nephrotoma kempfi (Alexander, 1976)Info
Nephrotoma leonia (Alexander, 1921)Info
Nephrotoma mabelana (Alexander, 1976)Info
Nephrotoma mambila (Alexander, 1976)Info
Nephrotoma medleri (Alexander, 1972)Info
Nephrotoma megacantha (Alexander, 1976)Info
Nephrotoma nigeriensis (Alexander, 1921)Info
Nephrotoma platysphela (Alexander, 1963)Info
Tipula dolichopezoides (Alexander, 1920)Info
Tipula fulani (Alexander, 1975)Info
Tipula gaboonensis (Alexander, 1920)Info
Tipula glabristyla (Alexander, 1946)Info
Tipula iyala (Alexander, 1974)Info
Tipula levicula (Alexander, 1972)Info
Tipula tigon (Alexander, 1976)Info
Tipula velutina (Walker, 1848)Info
Tipula yoruba (Alexander, 1976)Info
27 Species in Tipulidae for Nigeria 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
InfraorderTipulomorpha
Crane Flies
SuperfamilyTipuloidea
FamilyTipulidae
Crane Flies, Crane fly, Large Crane Flies, Craneflies, Daddy-long-legs
AuthorLatreille, 1802
 
Synonyms
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842)
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909)

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