Afrothaumalea

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Chironomoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: Diptera
Subordo: Nematocera
Infraordo: Culicomorpha
Superfamilia: Chironomoidea

Familia: Thaumaleidae
Genus: Afrothaumalea
Species (2): A. capensis – A. pamelae
[source: Catalogue of Life: 2010 Annual Checklist]

Name[edit]

  • Afrothaumalea Stuckenberg, 1960
    • Original status: valid genus
    • Gender: feminine
    • Type species: Afrothaumalea pamelae Stuckenberg, 1960
      • Fixation: original designation [p. 107] [and monotypy]

References[edit]

  • Kirk-Spriggs, A.H.; Stuckenberg, B.R. 2009: Afrotropical Diptera - rich savannas, poor rainforests. Pp. 155-196 in Pape, T.; Bickel, D.; Meier, R. (eds.) Diptera diversity: status, challenges and tools. Koninklijke Brill NV. ISBN 90 04 14897 3 PDF Google books
  • Sinclair, B.J.; Stuckenberg, B.R. 1995: Review of the Thaumaleidae (Diptera) of South Africa. Annals of the Natal Museum, 36: 209-214.
  • Stuckenberg, B.R. 1960: A new genus and species of Thaumaleidae from South Africa (Diptera). Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London (B), 29: 107–109. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1960.tb01152.x

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