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The CULICOIDEA are a superfamily within the order Diptera
Diptera
. The following families are included within the Culicoidea:

* Dixidae
Dixidae
– meniscus midges * Corethrellidae
Corethrellidae
– frog-biting midges * Chaoboridae
Chaoboridae
– phantom midges * Culicidae
Culicidae
– mosquitoes

REFERENCES

* McAlpine, J.F., B.V. Peterson, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, and D.M. Wood. Manual of Nearctic Diptera, Volume 1. Agriculture Canada Monograph 27.1981.

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Extant Diptera
Diptera
families

* Kingdom: Animalia * Phylum: Arthropoda * Class: Insecta * Subclass: Pterygota
Pterygota
* Infraclass: Neoptera
Neoptera
* Superorder: Endopterygota
Endopterygota

SUBORDER NEMATOCERA

AXYMYIOMORPHA

* Axymyiidae

CULICOMORPHA

CULICOIDEA

* Dixidae
Dixidae
(meniscus midges) * Corethrellidae
Corethrellidae
(frog-biting midges) * Chaoboridae
Chaoboridae
(phantom midges) * Culicidae
Culicidae
(mosquitoes)

CHIRONOMOIDEA

* Thaumaleidae (solitary midges) * Simuliidae (black flies) * Ceratopogonidae
Ceratopogonidae
(biting midges) * Chironomidae
Chironomidae
(non-biting midges)

BLEPHARICEROMORPHA

* Blephariceridae (net-winged midges) * Deuterophlebiidae (mountain midges) * Nymphomyiidae

BIBIONOMORPHA

BIBIONOIDEA

* Bibionidae
Bibionidae
(march flies, lovebugs)

ANISOPODOIDEA

* Anisopodidae
Anisopodidae
(wood gnats)

Sciaroidea
Sciaroidea
(fungus gnats)

* Bolitophilidae * Diadocidiidae * Ditomyiidae
Ditomyiidae
* Keroplatidae
Keroplatidae
* Mycetophilidae * Sciaridae
Sciaridae
(dark-winged fungus gnats) * Cecidomyiidae
Cecidomyiidae
(gall midges)

PSYCHODOMORPHA

SCATOPSOIDEA

* Canthyloscelidae * Perissommatidae * Scatopsidae
Scatopsidae
(minute black scavenger flies, or dung midges)

PSYCHODOIDEA

* Psychodidae
Psychodidae
(moth flies)

PTYCHOPTEROMORPHA

* Ptychopteridae (phantom crane flies) * Tanyderidae (primitive crane flies)

TIPULOMORPHA

TRICHOCEROIDEA

* Trichoceridae (winter crane flies)

TIPULOIDEA

* Pediciidae (hairy-eyed craneflies) * Tipulidae (crane flies)

SUBORDER BRACHYCERA

ASILOMORPHA

ASILOIDEA

* Apioceridae (flower-loving flies) * Apsilocephalidae
Apsilocephalidae
* Apystomyiidae * Asilidae (robber flies) * Bombyliidae (bee flies) * Evocoidae * Hilarimorphidae (hilarimorphid flies) * Mydidae (mydas flies) * Mythicomyiidae * Scenopinidae (window flies) * Therevidae (stiletto flies)

EMPIDOIDEA

* Atelestidae * Hybotidae (dance flies) * Dolichopodidae
Dolichopodidae
(long-legged flies) * Empididae (dagger flies, balloon flies)

NEMESTRINOIDEA

* Acroceridae (small-headed flies) * Nemestrinidae (tangle-veined flies)

MUSCOMORPHA

ASCHIZA

PLATYPEZOIDEA

* Phoridae
Phoridae
(scuttle flies, coffin flies, humpbacked flies) * Opetiidae (flat-footed flies) * Ironomyiidae (ironic flies) * Lonchopteridae (spear-winged flies) * Platypezidae (flat-footed flies)

SYRPHOIDEA

* Syrphidae (hoverflies) * Pipunculidae (big-headed flies)

SCHIZOPHORA

ACALYPTRATAE

CONOPOIDEA

* Conopidae (thick-headed flies)

TEPHRITOIDEA

* Pallopteridae (flutter flies) * Piophilidae
Piophilidae
(cheese flies) * Platystomatidae (signal flies) * Pyrgotidae * Richardiidae
Richardiidae
* Tephritidae
Tephritidae
(peacock flies) * Ulidiidae (picture-winged flies)

NERIOIDEA

* Cypselosomatidae * Micropezidae
Micropezidae
(stilt-legged flies) * Neriidae (cactus flies, banana stalk flies) * Pseudopomyzidae (banana flies)

DIOPSOIDEA

* Diopsidae (stalk-eyed flies) * Gobryidae * Megamerinidae * Nothybidae * Psilidae
Psilidae
(rust flies) * Somatiidae * Strongylophthalmyiidae * Syringogastridae * Tanypezidae

SCIOMYZOIDEA

* Coelopidae (kelp flies) * Dryomyzidae
Dryomyzidae
* Helosciomyzidae * Ropalomeridae * Huttoninidae * Heterocheilidae * Phaeomyiidae * Sepsidae (black scavenger flies) * Sciomyzidae (marsh flies)

SPHAEROCEROIDEA

* Chyromyidae * Heleomyzidae * Sphaeroceridae (small dung flies) * Nannodastiidae

LAUXANIOIDEA

* Celyphidae (beetle-backed flies) * Chamaemyiidae (aphid flies) * Lauxaniidae

OPOMYZOIDEA

* Agromyzidae (leaf miner flies) * Anthomyzidae * Asteiidae * Aulacigastridae (sap flies) * Clusiidae (lekking, or druid flies) * Fergusoninidae * Marginidae * Neminidae * Neurochaetidae (upside-down flies) * Odiniidae * Opomyzidae
Opomyzidae
* Periscelididae * Teratomyzidae * Xenasteiidae

EPHYDROIDEA

* Camillidae * Curtonotidae (quasimodo flies) * Diastatidae (bog flies) * Ephydridae (shore flies) * Drosophilidae
Drosophilidae
(vinegar and fruit flies)

CARNOIDEA

* Acartophthalmidae * Australimyzidae * Braulidae
Braulidae
(bee lice) * Canacidae (beach flies) * Carnidae * Chloropidae
Chloropidae
(frit flies) * Cryptochaetidae * Inbiomyiidae * Milichiidae (freeloader flies)

LONCHAEOIDEA

* Cryptochetidae * Lonchaeidae
Lonchaeidae
(lance flies)

CALYPTRATAE

MUSCOIDEA

* Anthomyiidae (cabbage flies) * Fanniidae (little house flies) * Muscidae (house flies, stable flies) * Scathophagidae (dung flies)

OESTROIDEA

* Calliphoridae
Calliphoridae
(blow-flies: bluebottles, greenbottles) * Mystacinobiidae (New Zealand bat fly) * Oestridae (botflies) * Rhinophoridae * Sarcophagidae (flesh flies) * Tachinidae
Tachinidae
(tachina flies)

HIPPOBOSCOIDEA

* Glossinidae (tsetse flies) * Hippoboscidae (louse flies) * Mormotomyiidae (frightful hairy fly) * Nycteribiidae
Nycteribiidae
(bat flies) * Streblidae (bat flies)

STRATIOMYOMORPHA

STRATIOMYOIDEA

* Pantophthalmidae (timber flies) * Stratiomyidae
Stratiomyidae
(soldier flies) * Xylomyidae (wood soldier flies)

TABANOMORPHA

RHAGIONOIDEA

* Austroleptidae * Bolbomyiidae * Rhagionidae
Rhagionidae
(snipe flies)

TABANOIDEA

* Athericidae
Athericidae
(water snipe flies) * Oreoleptidae * Pelecorhynchidae * Tabanidae (horse and deer flies)

VERMILEONOMORPHA

VERMILEONOIDEA

* Vermileonidae

XYLOPHAGOMORPHA

XYLOPHAGOIDEA

* Xylophagidae (awl flies)

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