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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Simuliidae
Subfamily: Simuliinae
Tribe: Simuliini
Genus: Araucnephia
Wygodzinsky & Coscarón, 1973
Type species
A. montana
(Philippi, 1865)

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Araucnephia is a genus of South American black flies from Chile and Argentina. There are only 2 known species.[1]


Literature Cited[edit]

  1. ^ Peter H. Adler & Roger W. Crosskey (2009). "World Blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae): A Comprehensive Revision of the Taxonomic and Geographical Inventory": 109. 
  2. ^ S Coscarón, CL Coscarón-Arias (2002). "Araucnephia iberaensis n. sp., a Neotropical Black Fly with a Peculiar Distribution (Diptera-Simuliidae)" (PDF). Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Rio de Janeiro. 97 (1): 81–87. doi:10.1590/s0074-02762002000100013. ISSN 1678-8060. Retrieved 2009-03-24.