Taxon profile


Elliptera Schiner, 1863

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

Scientific synonyms

Ellipoptera Bergroth, 1913 (unjustified emendation) u.em.

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

species Elliptera astigmatica Alexander, 1912
species Elliptera clausa Osten Sacken, 1877
species Elliptera coloradensis Alexander, 1920
species Elliptera hungarica Madarassy, 1881
species Elliptera illini Alexander, 1920
species Elliptera jacoti Alexander, 1925
species Elliptera omissa Schiner, 1863
species Elliptera tennessa Alexander, 1926
species Elliptera usingeri Alexander, 1966
species Elliptera zipanguensis Alexander, 1924

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1351659]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Elliptera Schiner, 1863]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Elliptera Schiner, 1863]
Data retrieved on: 11 January 2015

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