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Family overview for Mosquitoes (Nematocera)
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 338 SpeciesWood GnatsSite
Ansorgiidae (Krzeminski & Lukaschevitch, 1993) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Archilimoniidae (Krzeminski & Krzeminska, 2003) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Architipulidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Archizelmiridae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 5 SpeciesInfo
Asiochaoboridae (Hong & Wang, 1990) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Axymyiidae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 25 SpeciesAxymyiidae fliesInfo
Baeonotidae (Byers, 1969) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1946 SpeciesMarch fliesSite
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 760 SpeciesNet-winged midgesInfo
Bolithophilidae - 0 SpeciesInfo
Bolitophilidae (Malloch, 1917) - 11 SpeciesInfo
Canthyloscelidae (Enderlein, 1912) - 23 SpeciesInfo
Canthyloscelididae (Enderlein, 1912) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Cascopleciidae (Poinar Jr., 2010) - 1 GenusInfo
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 9897 SpeciesGall gnatsInfo
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 7922 SpeciesBiting midgesInfo
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 272 SpeciesPhantom midgesSite
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 12992 SpeciesMidgesSite
Corethrellidae (Wood & Borkent, 1986) - 0 SpeciesFrog-biting midgesInfo
Crosaphididae (Kovalev, 1983) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 7365 SpeciesMosquitoesSite
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) - 120 SpeciesLong-bodied cranefliesInfo
Deuterophlebiidae (Edwards, 1922) - 14 SpeciesMountain midgesInfo
Diadocidiidae (Winnertz, 1863) - 5 SpeciesInfo
Diplopolyneuridae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Ditomyiidae (Keilin, 1919) - 91 SpeciesInfo
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 327 SpeciesDixid MidgesInfo
Elliidae (Krzeminska, Blagoderov & Krzeminski, 1993) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Eolimnobiidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Eopleciidae (Rodendorf, 1949) - 1 GenusInfo
Eopolyneuridae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Eoptychopteridae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 10 SpeciesInfo
Fungivoridae (Speiser, 1909) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Fungivoritidae (Rohdendorf, 1957) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Gracilitipulidae (Hong & Wang, 1990) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Grauvogeliidae (Krzeminski, 1994) - 6 SpeciesInfo
Hesperinidae (Hendel, 1928) - 14 SpeciesInfo
Hongocaloneuridae (Hong, 2002) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Huaxiasciaritidae (Hong, 2002) - 28 SpeciesInfo
Hyperoscelididae (Dressler, 1985) - 0 SpeciesHyperoscelidid gnatsInfo
Hyperpolyneuridae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1447 SpeciesPredatory Fungus GnatsInfo
Limnorhyphidae (Hong, 1983) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 14635 SpeciesLimoniid Crane FliesSite
Luanpingitidae (Zhang, 1986) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Lygistorrhinidae (Hendel, 1936) - 28 SpeciesInfo
Macroceridae (Malloch, 1917) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Mesophantasmatidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Mesosciophilidae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 30 SpeciesInfo
Musidoromimidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Mycetobiidae (Winnertz, 1863) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 9884 SpeciesFungus gnatsInfo
Nadipteridae (Lukashevich, 1995) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Nymphomyiidae (Tokunaga, 1932) - 10 SpeciesNymphomyiid fliesInfo
Oligophryneidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Pachyneuridae (Schiner, 1864) - 8 SpeciesPachyneurid gnatsInfo
Palaeophoridae (Rohdendorf, 1951) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Palaeopleciidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Parapleciidae (Hong, 1983) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Paraxymyiidae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 16 SpeciesPaxylommatid waspsInfo
Pediciidae (Osten Sacken, 1860) - 104 SpeciesHairy-eyed cranefliesInfo
Perissommatidae (Colless, 1962) - 13 SpeciesInfo
Phryneidae (Brues & Melander, 1915) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Pleciidae (Krivosheina, 1969) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Pleciodictyidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Pleciofungivoridae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 83 SpeciesInfo
Pleciomimidae (Rodendorf, 1949) - 23 SpeciesInfo
Protendipedidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Protobibionidae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Protoligoneuridae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 6 SpeciesInfo
Protopleciidae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 51 SpeciesInfo
Protorhyphidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 18 SpeciesInfo
Protoscatopsidae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 4100 SpeciesOwl MidgesSite
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 205 SpeciesPhantom crane fliesSite
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 50 SpeciesInfo
Rhaetaniidae (Krzemiński & Krzemińska, 2002) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Rhyphidae (Newman, 1834) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 555 SpeciesMinute black scavenger fliesSite
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 347 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnatsInfo
Serendipidae (Evenhuis, 1994) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 3466 SpeciesTurkey gnatInfo
Sinemediidae (Rohdendorf, 1947) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Sinotendipedidae (Hong & Wang, 1990) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Strashilidae (Rasnitsyn, 1992) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Sylvicolidae (James, 1948) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Synneuridae (Rohdendorf, 1959) - 0 SpeciesSynneurid gnatsInfo
Tanyderidae (Alexander, 1919) - 82 SpeciesPrimitive crane fliesInfo
Tanyderophryneidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Tanyderophrynidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Tethepomyiidae (Grimaldi & Arillo, 2008) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Thaumaleidae (Bezzi, 1913) - 131 SpeciesSolitary midgesInfo
Tillyardipteridae (Lukashevich & Shcherbakov, 1999) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6206 SpeciesCrane FliesSite
Tipulodictyidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Tipulopleciidae (Rohdendorf, 1962) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Trichoceridae (Rondani, 1841) - 316 SpeciesWinter Crane FliesInfo
Valeseguyidae (Amorim & Grimaldi, 2006) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Zhangobiidae (Evenhuis, 1994) - 2 SpeciesInfo
100 Families with 84048 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
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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