CULICOIDEA
(mosquitoes, gnats, meniscus & phantom midges)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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No of
ID refs
Family 2 illustrated subtaxa
Adult - male - dorsal (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa
Female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Family 5 illustrated subtaxa 14 ident. refs
Family 1 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
SuperfamilyCULICOIDEA (mosquitoes, gnats, meniscus & phantom midges)
InfraorderCulicomorpha (mosquitoes, gnats, midges & blackflies)
SuborderNEMATOCERA (thread-horned flies, gnat)
OrderDIPTERA (two-winged flies)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 23 general literature references relevant to CULICOIDEA (mosquitoes, gnats, meniscus & phantom midges)

CULICOIDEA (mosquitoes, gnats, meniscus & phantom midges) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for CULICOIDEA (mosquitoes, gnats, meniscus & phantom midges)
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