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NEMATOCERA (thread-horned flies, gnat)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Suborder)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Papp, L. & Darvas, B., 1997 Palaearctic Diptera Vol 2: Nematocera and Lower Brachycera
Séguy, E., 1940 Diptéres Nematocères (Fungivoridae, Lycoriidae, Hesperinidae, Bibionidae, Scatopsidae, Phrynidae, Pachyneuridae, Blepharoceridae)

General Works

Falk, S.J. & Chandler, P., 2005 A review of the scarce and threatened flies of Great Britain Part 2: Nematocera and Aschiza not dealt with by Falk (1991)

NEMATOCERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

NEMATOCERA is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Nematocera listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)

Associated with NEMATOCERA:

is taken to the nest of female Crossocerus (Ablepharipus) podagricus - a digger wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
adult adult may be infected by numerous, olive rhizoids Erynia variabilis - an entomophagous fungus (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) Waterhouse, G.M. & Brady, B.L., 1982 [minute gnats in wet places]
exuvia, larva (dead, shed) dead, shed exuvia of larva dead is eaten by Rhizoclosmatium globosum - a chytrid (Chytridiales: Chytridiaceae) UK/Ireland Canter, H.M., 1953

Nematocera may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Canter, H.M., 1953 Annotated list of British Aquatic Chytrids
Macdonald, M.A., in prep. Forage, prey and host-parasite relationships of aculeates
Waterhouse, G.M. & Brady, B.L., 1982 Key to the Species of Entomophthora sensu lato
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