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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: Diamesinae
Tribus: Boreoheptagyiini
Genus: Boreoheptagyia
Species: B. alulasetosa – B. ambigua – B. nepalensis – B. sasai – B. xinglongiensis ...


  • Boreoheptagyia Brundin, 1966 ZooBank
    • Authority for current placement: original
      • undisputed by all subsequent authorities
    • Gender: [feminine]
    • Original status: valid genus
    • Type species: Heptagyia rugosa Saunders, 1930
      • Fixation: original designation [p. 420]


  • 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.
  • Makarchenko, E.A. 1994: Chironomids of the subfamily Diamesinae (Diptera, Chironomidae) from Japan III. Boreoheptagyia unica sp. nov. Bulletin of the National Science Museum (A), 20(2): 87–90. BioStor CiNii
  • Makarchenko, E.A.; Endo, K.; Wu, J.; Wang, X. 2008: A review of Boreoheptagyia Brundin, 1966 (Chironomidae: Diamesinae) from East Asia and bordering territories, with the description of five new species. Zootaxa, 1817: 1–17. Abstract & excerpt
  • Moubayed, J. 1992: Boreoheptagyia phoenicia sp.n. (Diptera, Chironomidae, Diamesinae) from a Lebanese mountain spring. Aquatic ecology, 26(2-4): 187–190. DOI: 10.1007/BF02255240