Culicoidea

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Culicoidea
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A female Culiseta longiareolata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Culicomorpha
Superfamily: Culicoidea
Malloch, 1917
Families

The Culicoidea are a superfamily within the order Diptera. The following families are included within the Culicoidea:

References[edit]

  • McAlpine, J.F., B.V. Peterson, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, and D.M. Wood. Manual of Nearctic Diptera, Volume 1. Agriculture Canada Monograph 27.1981.