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Taxonomy for Culicidae (Mosquitoes)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
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Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
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Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
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Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1593949 species
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Order
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 304 families, 16714 genera, 263413 species
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Suborder
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 100 families, 3914 genera, 84054 species
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Infraorder
Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
 11 families, 1324 genera, 32483 species
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Superfamily
Culicoidea (Meigen, 1818)
 4 families, 319 genera, 7964 species
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Family
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) (Mosquitoes) - Systematics
 277 genera, 7365 species
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Genera277
Species7.365
Common namesMosquitoes
German namesStechmücken
Dutch namesSteekmuggen
Danish namesStikmyg
Finnish namesHyttyset
Norwegian namesStikkemygg
Swedish namesStickmyggor
Spanish namesZancudos, Mosquitos
AuthorMeigen, 1818
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Indo-Australian region


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


Countries
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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, 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, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, 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, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, 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, 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 ReferencesCulicidae in bie.ala.org.au
Culicidae in faunaeur.org
Culicidae in itis.gov
Culicidae in dyntaxa.se
Culicidae in Wikipedia (English)
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Subfamily    Anophelinae (Theobald, 1901)
     3 genera, 832 species
Subfamily    Culicinae (Meigen, 1818)
     111 genera, 5835 species
Subfamily    Toxorhynchitinae (Theobald, 1905) -> Toxorhynchitini
     0 species
Genus    Acalleomyia (Leicester, 1908) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Aedinus (Lutz, 1904) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Aedoeophasma (Scudder, 1885) - 1 species
Genus    Aetheapnomyia (Harbach & Greenwalt, 2012) - 1 species
Genus    Aioretomyia (Leicester, 1908) -> Aedes - 6 species
Genus    Amblylexis (Bode, 1953) - 1 species
Genus    Amianta (Bode, 1953) - 1 species
Genus    Amphipromeca (Bode, 1953) - 1 species
Genus    Anisocheleomyia (Theobald, 1905) -> Uranotaenia - 5 species
Genus    Ankylorhynchus (Lutz, 1904) -> Toxorhynchites - 2 species
Genus    Annigeres - 23 species
Genus    Anophelinae - 17 species
Genus    Aporoculex (Theobald, 1907) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Arribalzagia (Theobald, 1903) -> Anopheles - 2 species
Genus    Bancroftia (Lutz, 1904) -> Orthopodomyia - 2 species
Genus    Banksinella (Theobald, 1907) -> Aedes - 8 species
Genus    Barraudius (Edwards, 1921) -> Barraudius - 0 species
Genus    Bathosomyia (Theobald, 1909) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Bolbodeomyia - 1 species
Genus    Boycia - 1 species
Genus    Brachiomyia - 1 species
Genus    Brevirhynchus - 3 species
Genus    Burmaculex (Borkent & Grimaldi, 2004) - 1 species
Genus    Carrollia (Lutz, 1905) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Cellia (Theobald, 1902) -> Anopheles - 7 species
Genus    Chaetocruiomyia (Theobald, 1910) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Chaetomyia (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1891) -> Carcelia - 1 species
Genus    Christya (Theobald, 1903) -> Anopheles - 1 species
Genus    Chrysoconops (Goeldi, 1905) -> Aedes - 11 species
Genus    Cleobonnea (Dyar, 1919) -> Wyeomyia - 1 species
Genus    Colonemyia (Leicester, 1908) - 4 species
Genus    Conchyliastes (Theobald, 1901) -> Psorophora - 1 species
Genus    Conopomyia (Leicester, 1908) -> Mimomyia - 3 species
Genus    Cula - 10 species
Genus    Culicada (Felt, 1904) -> Aedes - 23 species
Genus    Culicella (Felt, 1904) -> Culiseta - 2 species
Genus    Culicelsa (Felt, 1904) -> Aedes - 21 species
Genus    Culiciomyia (Theobald, 1907) -> Culex - 10 species
Genus    Culiciscolex (Bode, 1953) - 1 species
Genus    Culicites (Meunier, 1915) - 0 species
Genus    Cyathomyia (De Meijere, 1910) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Cyclolepidopteron (Blanchard, 1901) -> Anopheles - 1 species
Genus    Cycloleppteron (Theobald, 1910) -> Anopheles - 2 species
Genus    Cyrtomides (Bode, 1953) - 1 species
Genus    Dasymyia (Egger, 1858) -> Pocota - 1 species
Genus    Dendromyia (Theobald, 1903) -> Wyeomyia - 27 species
Genus    Desvoidya (Blanchard, 1901) -> Armigeres - 5 species
Genus    Dinanamesus (Dyar & Knab, 1909) -> Deinocerites - 1 species
Genus    Dinomimetes (Knab, 1907) -> Deinocerites - 1 species
Genus    Dixomyia (Taylor, 1914) -> Etorleptiomyia - 1 species
Genus    Duttonia (Newstead, 1907) -> Aedes - 3 species
Genus    Dyarina - 2 species
Genus    Ekrinomyia (Leicester, 1908) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Empidocampe (Bode, 1953) - 1 species
Genus    Eoaedes (Harbach & Greenwalt, 2012) - 1 species
Genus    Etorleptiomyia (Theobald, 1904) - 2 species
Genus    Eubonnea - 1 species
Genus    Eumelanomyia (Theobald, 1909) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Feltinella (Theobald, 1907) -> Anopheles - 1 species
Genus    Gilesia (Theobald, 1903) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Gnophodeomyia (Theobald, 1905) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Goeldia - 4 species
Genus    Grabhamia (Theobald, 1903) -> Psorophora - 22 species
Genus    Gualteria (Lutz, 1904) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Harpagomyia (De Meijere, 1909) -> Malaya - 10 species
Genus    Heizmznnia - 6 species
Genus    Helecocteomyia - 1 species
Genus    Heptaphlebomyia (Theobald, 1903) -> Culex - 4 species
Genus    Heteronycha (Lynch Arribálzaga, 1891) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Hispidimyia - 1 species
Genus    Hyloconops - 1 species
Genus    Hystatomyia (Dyar, 1919) - 1 species
Genus    Janthinosoma (Lynch Arribálzaga, 1891) -> Psorophora - 22 species
Genus    Joblotia (Blanchard, 1901) - 3 species
Genus    Kerteszia (Theobald, 1905) -> Anopheles - 2 species
Genus    Kingia (Malloch, 1921) -> Aedes - 3 species
Genus    Leicesteria (Theobald, 1904) - 9 species
Genus    Lemmamyia (Dyar, 1919) - 2 species
Genus    Lepidotomyia (Theobald, 1905) -> Aedes - 4 species
Genus    Lepiothauma - 1 species
Genus    Leslieomyia (Christophers, 1911) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Lesticocampa (Dyar & Knab, 1906) - 6 species
Genus    Lophoceraomyia (Theobald, 1905) -> Culex - 4 species
Genus    Lophoceratomyia (Theobald, 1905) -> Lophoceraomyia - 15 species
Genus    Lophoscelomyia (Theobald, 1904) -> Anopheles - 1 species
Genus    Ludlowia (Theobald, 1907) -> Mimomyia - 2 species
Genus    Lynchiaria - 1 species
Genus    Maillotia (Theobald, 1907) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Manguinhosia (Cruz, 1907) -> Anopheles - 1 species
Genus    Mansonioides (Theobald, 1907) -> Mansonia - 1 species
Genus    Megaculex - 2 species
Genus    Megarrhina - 8 species
Genus    Melanoconion (Theobald, 1903) -> Culex - 12 species
Genus    Menolepis (Lutz, 1905) -> Wyeomyia - 1 species
Genus    Miamyia (Dyar, 1919) -> Wyeomyia - 4 species
Genus    Micraedes (Coquillett, 1906) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Microculex (Theobald, 1907) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Mimeteculex (Theobald, 1908) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Mimeteomyia (Theobald, 1910) -> Tripteroides - 2 species
Genus    Mochlostyrax (Dyar & Knab, 1906) -> Culex - 5 species
Genus    Myxosquamus (Theobald, 1909) -> Aedes - 2 species
Genus    Myzomyia (Blanchard, 1902) -> Cellia - 24 species
Genus    Myzorhynchella (Theobald, 1907) -> Anopheles - 1 species
Genus    Myzorhynchus (Blanchard, 1902) -> Anopheles - 14 species
Genus    Neocellia (Theobald, 1907) -> Anopheles - 3 species
Genus    Neoculex (Dyar, 1905) -> Culex - 2 species
Genus    Neoculicites (Evenhuis, 1994) - 3 species
Genus    Neomacleaya (Theobald, 1907) -> Aedes - 2 species
Genus    Neomelanoconion (Theobald, 1907) -> Culex - 2 species
Genus    Neomyzomyia (Theobald, 1910) -> Anopheles - 1 species
Genus    Neopecomyia (Theobald, 1909) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Neosquamomyia (Taylor, 1914) -> Armigeres - 1 species
Genus    Nyssorhynchus (Blanchard, 1902) -> Anopheles - 11 species
Genus    Oculeomyia (Theobald, 1907) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Oculiomyia - 1 species
Genus    Onhopodomyia - 2 species
Genus    Oreillia (Ludlow, 1905) -> Etorleptiomyia - 1 species
Genus    Paleoculicis (Poinar & Al., 2000) - 1 species
Genus    Panoplites (Theobald, 1900) -> Panoplitellus - 6 species
Genus    Pardomyia (Theobald, 1907) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Pecomyia (Theobald, 1905) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Pectinopalpus (Theobald, 1909) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Phalangomyia (Dyar & Knab, 1914) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Philodendromyia (Theobald, 1907) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Polylepidomyia (Theobald, 1905) - 1 species
Genus    Popea (Ludlow, 1905) -> Aedes - 2 species
Genus    Propexis (Bode, 1953) - 1 species
Genus    Prosopolepis (Lutz, 1905) -> Wyeomyia - 3 species
Genus    Proterorhynchus (Brèthes, 1912) -> Anopheles - 1 species
Genus    Protoculex (Felt, 1904) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Protomacleaya (Theobald, 1907) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Protomelanoconion (Theobald, 1909) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Pseudocarrollia (Theobald, 1910) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Pseudoficalbia (Theobald, 1912) -> Uranotaenia - 2 species
Genus    Pseudograbhamia (Theobald, 1905) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Pseudograhamia - 1 species
Genus    Pseudoheptaphlebomyia (Ventrillon, 1905) -> Culex - 1 species
Genus    Pseudohowardina (Theobald, 1907) -> Aedes - 2 species
Genus    Pseudoskusea (Theobald, 1907) -> Aedes - 3 species
Genus    Pseudotaeniorhynchus - 3 species
Genus    Pseudotheobaldia (Theobald, 1907) -> Culiseta - 1 species
Genus    Pseudouranotaenia (Theobald, 1905) -> Uranotaenia - 3 species
Genus    Pyretophorus (Blanchard, 1902) -> Anopheles - 20 species
Genus    Quasistegomyia (Theobald, 1906) -> Aedes - 2 species
Genus    Rachionotomyia (Theobald, 1905) - 24 species
Genus    Rachisoura (Theobald, 1910) - 1 species
Genus    Radioculex - 1 species
Genus    Ravenalites - 6 species
Genus    Reedomyia (Ludlow, 1905) -> Aedes - 10 species
Genus    Rhopaloscolex (Bode, 1953) - 2 species
Genus    Sabethinus (Lutz, 1904) - 4 species
Genus    Sabethoides (Theobald, 1903) - 4 species
Genus    Simondella - 1 species
Genus    Skeiromyia - 1 species
Genus    Sphallonymphites (Bode, 1953) - 2 species
Genus    Squamomyia - 1 species
Genus    Stegoconops (Lutz, 1905) -> Haemagogus - 1 species
Genus    Stenoscutus (Theobald, 1909) -> Aedes - 1 species
Genus    Stethomyia (Theobald, 1902) -> Anopheles - 4 species
Genus    Taeniorhynchus (Lynch Arribálzaga, 1891) -> Aedes - 62 species
Genus    Teromyia (Leicester, 1908) -> Toxorhynchites - 5 species
Genus    Theobaldia (Neveu-lemaire, 1902) -> Culiseta - 27 species
Genus    Trichopronomyia (Theobald, 1905) -> Culex - 2 species
Genus    Trichorhynchus (Theobald, 1905) -> Culex - 1 species
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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
SuperfamilyCulicoidea
FamilyCulicidae
Mosquitoes
AuthorMeigen, 1818

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