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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: Chironomidae
Subfamilia: Aphroteniinae
Genus: Aphroteniella
Species (2): A. filicornis – A. tenuicornis


  • Aphroteniella Brundin, 1966: 348
    • Authority for current placement: original
      • undisputed by all subsequent authorities
    • Gender: [feminine]
    • Original status: valid genus
    • Type species: Aphroteniella filicornis Brundin, 1966
      • Fixation: original designation [p. 348]



  • Brundin, L. 1966: Transantarctic relationships and their significance, as evidenced by chironomid midges with a monograph of the subfamilies Podonominae and Aphroteniinae and the austral Heptagyiae. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsacademiens Handlingar, series 4, 11(1):1–472.
  • Brundin, L. 1983: Two new aphrotenian larval types from Chile and Queensland, including Anaphrotenia lacustris n. gen., n. sp. (Diptera: Chironomidae). Entomologica scandinavica, 14: 415–433. DOI: 10.1163/187631283X00182
  • Cranston, P.S.; Edward, D.H.D. 1992: A systematic reappraisal of the Australian Aphroteniinae (Diptera: Chironomidae) with dating from vicariance biogeography. Systematic entomology, 17: 41–54. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1992.tb00319.x PDF