Taxon profile


Erioptera Meigen, 1803

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Limoniidae - Limoniid crane flies »  subfamily Chioneinae

Scientific synonyms

Chemalidia Rondaní, 1856
Ilisophila Rondani, 1856
Limnoea Rondani, 1856
Limnoica Rondani, 1861
Octavia Bigot, 1854
Polymeda Meigen, 1800
Polyraphia Meigen, 1818
Polyrhaphia Agassiz, 1847
Limnaea auct. (misspelling) m

Included taxa

Number of records: 32

subgenus Alcheringa Theischinger, 1994
subgenus Ctenerioptera Alexander, 1961
subgenus Erioptera Meigen, 1803
subgenus Hespererioptera Alexander, 1972
subgenus Lepidocyphona Alexander, 1972
subgenus Mesocyphona Osten Sacken, 1869
subgenus Meterioptera Alexander, 1934
subgenus Tasiocerodes Alexander, 1958
subgenus Teleneura Alexander, 1931
subgenus Teucherioptera Alexander, 1972

Unplaced taxa

species Erioptera cana (Walker, 1858)
species Erioptera cramptonella (Alexander, 1931)
species Erioptera empedoides (Alexander, 1916)
species Erioptera furcifera (Alexander, 1919)
species Erioptera hygropetrica Alexander, 1943
species Erioptera megarhabda (Alexander, 1943)
species Erioptera pilipes (Fabricius, 1787)
species Erioptera stictica (Meigen, 1818)
species Erioptera subfurcifera Alexander, 1929
species Erioptera tiro Alexander, 1954

Fossil taxa

species Erioptera abbreviata Keilbach, 1982
species Erioptera anomala Keilbach, 1982
species Erioptera arcuata Alexander, 1931
species Erioptera berendtii Keilbach, 1982
species Erioptera danae Heyden, 1870
species Erioptera fasciipennis Statz, 1944
species Erioptera gracilis Meunier, 1899
species Erioptera hybrida Keilbach, 1982
species Erioptera oligocaenica Meunier, 1922
species Erioptera pagasti Statz, 1944
species Erioptera perspicillata Meunier, 1922
species Erioptera socia Keilbach, 1982

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1379270]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Erioptera Meigen, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Erioptera Meigen, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 11 January 2015

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