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Distribution path and Subregions of West Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa
Subregions: Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Tipulidae (Crane 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
Site
Tree
Infraorder
West Africa
Tipulomorpha (Gistel, 1848) (Crane Flies)
 2 families, 50 genera, 288 species
Tree
Superfamily
West Africa
Tipuloidea (Leconte, 1861)
 2 families, 50 genera, 288 species
Tree
Family
West Africa
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) (Crane Flies) - Systematics
 5 genera, 36 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
Checklists
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 West Africa
Holorusia inventa (Walker, 1848)Info
Leptotarsus edwardsianus (Alexander, 1920)Info
Megistocera filipes (Fabricius, 1805)Info
Megistocera filipes filipes (Fabricius, 1805)Info
Nephrotoma chapini patersoni ()Info
Nephrotoma chapini pattersoni (Alexander, 1921)Info
Nephrotoma cristiformis (Alexander, 1975)Info
Nephrotoma extensicornis (Alexander, 1974)Info
Nephrotoma festiva (Walker, 1848)Info
Nephrotoma flavofimbria (Alexander, 1976)Info
Nephrotoma fulani (Alexander, 1974)Info
Nephrotoma fulvomedia (Alexander, 1958)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 dahomiensis (Alexander, 1920)Info
Tipula dolichopezoides (Alexander, 1920)Info
Tipula fulani (Alexander, 1975)Info
Tipula gaboonensis (Alexander, 1920)Info
Tipula glabristyla (Alexander, 1946)Info
Tipula gola (Alexander, 1958)Info
Tipula iyala (Alexander, 1974)Info
Tipula leonensis (Alexander, 1920)Info
Tipula levicula (Alexander, 1972)Info
Tipula meliuscula (Alexander, 1920)Info
Tipula tigon (Alexander, 1976)Info
Tipula velutina (Walker, 1848)Info
Tipula yoruba (Alexander, 1976)Info
36 Species in Tipulidae for West Africa 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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