Diptera in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae

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In the 10th edition of Systema Naturae, Carl Linnaeus classified the arthropods, including insects, arachnids and crustaceans, among his class "Insecta". Insects with simply two wings (true flies) were brought together under the name Diptera.

Oestrus (botflies)[edit]

Tipula (craneflies)[edit]

Tipula hortorum was so named in 1758.
Chironomus plumosus was named Tipula plumosus in 1758.
Bibio marci was named Tipula marci in 1758.

Musca (houseflies & hoverflies)[edit]

Hermetia illucens was named Musca illucens in 1758.
Rhagio scolopaceus was named Musca scolopacea in 1758.
Helophilus pendulus was named Musca pendula in 1758.
Sphaerophoria scripta was named Musc scripta in 1758.
Syritta pipiens was named Musca pipiens in 1758.
Calliphora vomitoria was named Musca vomitoria in 1758.
Tachina grossa was named Musca grossa in 1758.
Scathophaga stercoraria was named Musca stercoraria in 1758.
Urophora cardui was named Musca cardui in 1758.

Tabanus (horse flies)[edit]

Tabanus bromius was so named in 1758.

Culex (mosquitoes)[edit]

Culex pipiens was named Culex pipens and Culex bifurcatus in 1758.

Empis (dance flies)[edit]

Empis livida was named Empis livida and Asilus tipuloides in 1758.

Conops (thick-headed flies)[edit]

Conops flavipes was so named in 1758.

Asilus (robber flies)[edit]

Bombylius (bee flies)[edit]

Bombylius major was so named in 1758.

Hippobosca (louse flies)[edit]