(mosquitoes, gnats, midges & blackflies)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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No of
ID refs
Whole animal (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)Male - lateral view (Click to view)
Superfamily 30 illustrated subtaxa 39 ident. refs
Adult - male - dorsal (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 8 illustrated subtaxa 15 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
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 ( has 69 general literature references relevant to Culicomorpha (mosquitoes, gnats, midges & blackflies)

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

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 20 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Culicomorpha (mosquitoes, gnats, midges & blackflies)
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