Diptera

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsecta

  • 3,736,142

    Occurrences
  • 185,457

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Diptera

Common names

  • flies eng
  • gnats eng
  • mosquitoes eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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All 3,324,860 | In viewable area

Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Diptera
family
293
genus
18,175
species
185,457
 
complete classification

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Appears in

Bibliography

Hayward, P. J. ; Ryland, J. S. (Ed. ) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

Legakis, A. (2001). Insecta, in: Costello, M. J. et al. (Ed. ) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 323-324

Macfarlane, R. P. ; Andrew, I. G. ; Berry, J. A. ; Johns, P. M. ; Hoare, R. J. B. ; Lariviere, M-C. ; Grenslade, P. ; Henderson, R. C. ; Smithers, C. N. ; Palma, R. L. ; Ward, J. B. ; Pilgrm, R. L. C. ; Towns, D. R. ; McLellan, I. ; Teulon, D. A. J. ; Hitchings, T. R. ; Eeastop, V. F. ; Martin, N. A. ; Fletcher, M. J. ; Stufkens, M. A. W. ; Dale, P. J. ; Burckhardt, D. ; Buckley, T. R. 9: Phylum ARTHROPODA subphylum hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2.

Macfarlane, R. P. ; Maddison, P. A. ; Andrew, I. G. ; Berry, J. A. ; Johns, P. M. ; Hoare, R. J. B. ; Lariviere, M. -C. ; Greenslade, P. ; Henderson, R. C. ; Smithers, C. N. ; Palma, R. L. ; Ward, J. B. ; Pilgrim, R. L. C. ; Towns, D. R. ; McLellan, I. D. ; Teulon, D. A. J. ; Hitchings, T. R. ; Eastop, V. F. ; Martin, N. A. ; Fletcher, M. J. ; Stufkens, M. A. W. ; Dale, P. J. ; Burckhardt, D. ; Buckley, T. R. ; Trewick, S. A. [Chapter] Nine: Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2. [Chapter] Nine: Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda

NZAC February 2012

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Scott, R. R. ; Emberson, R. M. 1999: Handbook of the New Zealand Insect Names: Common and Scientific Names for Insects and Alllied Organisms. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of New Zealand 12: 100pp

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.