Taxon profile


Blepharicera Macquart, 1843

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Blephariceridae »  tribus Blepharicerini

Scientific synonyms

Asthenia Westwood, 1842 non Hübner, 1825 (Lepidoptera)
Parablepharocera Kitakami, 1931
Astenia Schiner, 1864 (misspelling) m
Blepharocera Loew, 1858 (misspelling) m
Blapharocera Brunetti, 1920 (unjustified emendation) u.em.
Blapherocera Brunetti, 1920 (unjustified emendation) u.em.
Blepharocera Agassiz, 1846 (unjustified emendation) u.em.

Included taxa

Number of records: 20

subgenus Blepharicera Macquart, 1843
subgenus Metacurupira Alexander, 1958

Unplaced taxa

species Blepharicera appalachiae Hogue & Georgian, 1986
species Blepharicera balangshana Zhang & Kang, 2022
species Blepharicera capitata (Loew, 1863)
species Blepharicera cherokea Hogue, 1978
species Blepharicera coweetae Hogue & Georgian, 1985
species Blepharicera diminutiva Hogue, 1978
species Blepharicera fasciata (Westwood, 1842)
species Blepharicera gengdica Zhang & Kang, 2022
species Blepharicera japonica (Kitakami, 1931)
species Blepharicera jordani (Kellogg, 1903)
species Blepharicera kongsica Zhang & Kang, 2022
species Blepharicera micheneri (Alexander, 1959)
species Blepharicera ostensackeni Kellogg, 1903
species Blepharicera separata Alexander, 1963
species Blepharicera similans (Johannsen, 1929)
species Blepharicera tenuipes (Walker, 1848)
species Blepharicera williamsae (Alexander, 1953)
species Blepharicera zionensis (Alexander, 1953)

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1443228]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Blepharicera Macquart, 1843]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Blepharicera Macquart, 1843]
Data retrieved on: 11 January 2015

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Names (not confirmed) - 2


m misspelling

u.em. unjustified emendation - proposed alternative spelling of scientific name when not justified by international code of nomenclature.