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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: Thaumaleidae
Genera: Afrothaumalea – Androprosopa – Austrothaumalea – Neothaumalea – Niphta – Orphnephilina – Oterere – Protothaumalea – Thaumalea – Trichothaumalea
[source: Catalogue of Life: 2013 Annual Checklist


  • Thaumaleidae


  • McLellan, I.D. 1983: A new diagnosis for genus Austrothaumalea and redescription of A. neozealandica (Diptera: Thaumaleidae). New Zealand journal of zoology, 10: 267–270. BUGZ
  • McLellan, I.D. 1988: A revision of New Zealand Thaumaleidae (Diptera: Nematocera) with descriptions of new species and a new genus. New Zealand journal of zoology, 15: 563–575. BUGZ
  • Sinclair, B.J. 1996: A review of the Thaumaleidae (Diptera: Culicomorpha) of eastern North America, including a redefinition of the genus Androprosopa Mik. Entomologica scandinavica, 27(4): 361–376. ISSN: 0013-8711 DOI: 10.1163/187631296X00124
  • Sinclair, B.J. 2008: New species of Austrothaumalea Tonnoir from Australia (Diptera: Thaumaleidae). Records of the Australian Museum, 60: 1–12.
  • Sinclair, B.J. 2008: A new species of Austrothaumalea Tonnoir from New Caledonia (Diptera: Thaumaleidae). In: Grandcolas, P. (ed.), Zoologia Neocaledonica 6. Biodiversity studies in New Caledonia. Mémoires du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, 197: 291–296. abstract only seen
  • Theischinger, G. 1986: Australian Thaumaleidae (Insecta: Diptera). Records of the Australian Museum, 38: 291–317.
  • Wagner, R.; Rulik, B. 2008: 4.3.28 Thaumaleidae. In: Ziegler, J. (ed.), Diptera Stelviana – A dipterological perspective on a changing alpine landscape – Volume I. Studia dipterologica supplement, 16: 320–326. ISSN: 1433-4968 ISBN 978-3-932795-30-5

Vernacular names[edit]

Nederlands: Bronmuggen


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