Diptera

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsecta

  • 4,067,849

    Occurrences
  • 185,457

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Diptera

Common names

  • flies eng
  • ngaro eng
  • two winged flies eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

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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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.; 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

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.

NZAC February 2012

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.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.