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family

biting midges
Ceratopogonidae Grassi, 1900

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  superfamily Chironomoidea

Scientific synonyms

incl. Leptoconopidae Zilahi-Sebess, 1960
Ceratopogonites Newman, 1834
Ecactana Poey, 1851
Forcipomyidae Kremer, 1972
Heleidae Hendel, 1928
Heleidiidae Dubinin, 1954
Johannsenomydidae Tokunaga & Murachi, 1959
Johannsenomyidae Crampton, 1925
Johansenomyiidae Brues & Melander, 1932
Oecactanas Pittakuga, 1912

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subfamily Ceratopogoninae Kieffer, 1906
subfamily Dasyheleinae Kieffer, 1911
subfamily Forcipomyiinae Lenz, 1934
subfamily Lebanoculicoidinae Borkent, 2000
subfamily Leptoconopinae Enderlein, 1936

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Explanations

extinct taxon