Taxon profile


winter gnat
Trichocera Meigen, 1803

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Trichoceridae

Scientific synonyms

Cladoneura Scudder, 1894
Kawasemyia Alexander, 1952
Ptilocera Gistl, 1848 nec Wiedemann, 1820
Taricheutes Gistel, 1848
Trichocerodes Brethes, 1925
Trichoptera Strobl, 1880 nec Meigen, 1803
Melasina auct. (misspelling) m
Tricocera (Meigen) Rondani, 1856 (misspelling) m
Atractocera Meigen, 1803 (suppressed name) supp
Melusina Meigen, 1800 (suppressed name) supp

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 26

subgenus Metatrichocera Dahl, 1966
subgenus Oligotrichocera Vevers, 1975
subgenus Saltrichocera Krzeminska, 2002
subgenus Trichocera Meigen, 1803

Trichocera incertae sedis

species Trichocera arnaudi Pratt, 2003
species Trichocera bimacula Walker, 1848
species Trichocera brevicornis Alexander, 1952
species Trichocera brumalis Fitch, 1847 d
species Trichocera colei Alexander, 1919
species Trichocera columbiana Alexander, 1927
species Trichocera excilis Dahl, 1967
species Trichocera fattigiana Alexander, 1952
species Trichocera fujiyamai Gentilini, 1986
species Trichocera glacialis Alexander, 1936
species Trichocera irina Krzeminska, 1996
species Trichocera itatica Kalugina in Kalugina & Kovalev, 1985
species Trichocera jaccardi (Heer, 1864)
species Trichocera lantsovi Krzeminska, 1996
species Trichocera mexicana Alexander, 1946
species Trichocera miocaenica Statz, 1934
species Trichocera pallens Alexander, 1954
species Trichocera rufulenta Edwards, 1938
species Trichocera scudderi Meunier, 1915
species Trichocera scutellata Say, 1824 nomen dubium
species Trichocera skrobli Podénas, 1991
species Trichocera unimaculata Yang & Yang, 1975

Links and literature

EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Trichocera Meigen, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 11 January 2015

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m misspelling

supp suppressed name - name suppressed by commission for international code of nomenclature for example in case it is a long forgotten senior synonym of some widely used name and therefore should have priority over junior synonym.

extinct taxon

d nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application