Taxon profile


Penthetria Meigen, 1803

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Bibionidae - march flies »  subfamily Pleciinae

Scientific synonyms

Crapitula Gimmerthal, 1845
Epiplecia Giard, 1879
Eupeitenus Macquart, 1838
Mycetophaetus Scudder, 1892
Parapleciomyia Brunetti, 1912
Penthetria holosericea Meigen, 1818
Pleciomyia Brunetti, 1911
Protomyia Heer, 1849
Threneste Wiedemann, 1834
Eupistenus Agassiz, 1846 (misspelling) m

Temporal range:Oligocene - recent
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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Penthetria amoena (Heer, 1849)
species Penthetria claripennis (Théobald, 1937)
species Penthetria funebris Meigen, 1804

Penthetria funebris

species Penthetria gigantea (Théobald, 1937)
species Penthetria graciliventris (Théobald, 1937)
species Penthetria heteroptera (Say, 1823)
species Penthetria longiventris (Théobald, 1937)
species Penthetria nervisinuata (Théobald, 1937)
species Penthetria subterranea (Théobald, 1937)

Links and literature

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

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extinct taxon