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Stenophoricae

This superfamily was created by Levine in 1984. Its description was emended by Clopton in 2009. He was previously assigned at Solitaricae Cakravarti in 1960.

Stomatophorinae

There are ten genera in this subfamily: Albertisella, Arborocystis, Astrocystella, Beccaricystis, Chakravartiella, Choanocystoides, Craterocystis, Parachoanocystoides, Stomatophora and Zeylanocystis.

Stylocephaloidea

Species in this taxon infect insects. Syzygy is a frontal or frontolateral. In gametocysts to form epicyst ectocyst. In epicyst may damage or dissolve. In of are produced singly or in chains.

Syncystidae

One genus and two species Syncystis aeshnae, Syncystis mirabilis are currently recognised in this family. The type species of mirabilis Syncystis Schneider 1886.

Syncystis

The development of these parasites is mostly intracellular. Merogony results in the formation of about 150 elongate, slender merozoites which become spheroidal as they differentiate into amoeboid or spheroidal gamonts. On humanty associate in syz ...

Veloxidium

This species was described in 2012 by Wakeman and Leander. There is one species of this genus - Veloxidium leptosynaptae. This species appears to be the nearest sister lineage of various species of marine eugregarines lecudinids and urosporids.

Wenyonella

Wenyonella is a genus of parasitic alveolates in the phylum Apicomplexa. The genus was described in 1933 by Hoare. The type species Wenyonella Africanus.

Zygocystinae

Species in this subfamily infect worms of the family Lumbricidae. In these syzygy birth occurs very early in the life cycle. In oocyst is biconical or navicular, and an unusual thickening at both ends.

Adersia

Adersia is a genus of horseflies of the family Tabanidae. It was defined by Ernest E. Austen in 1912, with A. oestroides from Zanzibar as the type species.

Blandford fly

The Blandford fly is a species of black flies, biting insects found in Europe, Turkey and western Siberia. It spends its larval stage in the weedbeds of slow flowing rivers and when the fly emerges, the female seeks a blood meal before mating. It ...

Chrysops niger

The adult black deer fly, Chrysops niger, is a fly of about 8–10.5 millimetres length, with a mostly black body with some white hairs, and having wings which are barred with black. They are active from May to September around areas of marsh in mu ...

Chrysops relictus

The adult twin-lobed deerfly, Chrysops relictus, is a largish European fly of about 8–10.5 millimetres length, The larvae feed upon organic matter in damp soils, and are termed hydrobionts in that they inhabit areas of high water content.

Cimicidae

The Cimicidae are a family of small parasitic insects that feed exclusively on the blood of warm-blooded animals. They are called cimicids or, loosely, bed bugs, though the latter term properly refers to the most famous member of the family, Cime ...

Culicoides bolitinos

Culicoides bolitinos is an African species of bloodsucking fly that breeds in the dung of the African buffalo, the blue wildebeest, and cattle. It is considered a possible vector for African horse sickness. It is closely related to Culicoides imi ...

Dasychela

Dasychela is a genus of biting horseflies of the family Tabanidae. There are 8 species with a neotropical distribution, with one - D. badia - found in Central America.

Deer fly

Deer flies are bloodsucking insects considered pests to humans and cattle. They are large flies with large brightly-coloured compound eyes, and large clear wings with dark bands. They are larger than the common housefly and smaller than the horse ...

Diachlorus

Diachlorus is a genus of biting horseflies of the family Tabanidae. D. ferrugatus ranges from the southeastern United States to Costa Rica. There are 27 species with a neotropical distribution, with the greatest diversity in Brazil, while 3 are f ...

Diachlorus ferrugatus

Diachlorus ferrugatus, commonly known as the yellow fly in the United States or doctor fly in Belize, is a species of highly aggressive biting horse-fly of the family Tabanidae native to North and Central America to Costa Rica.

Fire ant

Fire ant is the common name for several species of ants in the genus Solenopsis. They are, however, only a minority in the genus, which includes over 200 species of Solenopsis worldwide. Solenopsis are stinging ants and most of their common names ...

Highland midge

The highland midge is a species of small flying insect, found across the Palearctic in upland and lowland areas. In the north west of Scotland and northern Wales the highland midge is usually very prevalent from late spring to late summer. Female ...

Prosimuliini

Prosimuliini is a tribe of black flies. It contains over 140 living species, with more than a half of them in the genus Prosimulium. There are 6 living genera, and 2 genera that are only known from Cretaceous fossils.

Sandfly

Sandfly is a colloquial name for any species or genus of flying, biting, blood-sucking dipteran encountered in sandy areas. In the United States, sandfly may refer to certain horse flies that are also known as "greenheads", or to members of the f ...

Tabanomorpha

The Brachyceran infraorder Tabanomorpha is a small group that consists primarily of two large families, the Tabanidae and Rhagionidae, and an assortment of very small affiliated families, most of which have been included within the Rhagionidae. T ...

Tabanus glaucopis

This species is present in most of Europe, in the East Palearctic ecozone Russia, Mongolia and China and in the Near East Turkey, Iran. These horseflies mainly live in wetlands, lakes and streams and edge of forests.

Tabanus lineola

Tabanus lineola, also known as the striped horse fly, is a species of biting horse-fly. It is known from the eastern and southern United States and the Gulf coast of Mexico.

Tabanus maculicornis

This species can be found in most of Europe, in the East Palearctic ecozone Russia and in the Near East Transcaucasus. It mainly lives in wooded areas with streams or in marshy grassland.

Tabanus quatuornotatus

This species is present in most of Europe, in the Near East and in North Africa. In particular it can be found, as well as in Europe, also in Russia, Transcaucasus, Middle Asia, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey and in Iran.

Tabanus spodopterus

Tabanus spodopterus also known as the black horned giant horsefly is a species of biting horse-fly. It is widespread in Europe, but only one doubtful specimen has been found in the United Kingdom.

Western corsair

The western corsair, scientific name Rasahus thoracicus, is a variety of assassin bug and is one of the two species of "two spotted corsairs", the other being Rasahus biguttatus. The adults have an orange and black body and an orange spot on each ...

Brontispa longissima

Brontispa longissima is a leaf beetle that feeds on young leaves and damages seedlings and mature coconut palms. It has become an increasingly serious pest of coconuts throughout various growing regions in the Pacific, especially over the last 3 ...

Caryobruchus gleditsiae

Caryobruchus gleditsiae is a species of beetle in the family Chrysomelidae. It lives in North and Central America and develops inside the seeds of palm trees. Adults grow to a maximum length of 11 mm, the size depending on the size of the seed it ...

Cephrenes trichopepla

Cephrenes trichopepla, the yellow palm dart, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Australia, Papua and Papua New Guinea. It has recently been recorded from Singapore and Sri Lanka. Wingspan about 40 mm. The larvae feed on vari ...

Deudorix epijarbas

Deudorix epijarbas, the cornelian or hairy line blue, is a species of lycaenid or blue butterfly found in south and southeast Asia from India to Fiji, including the Philippines, and also the tropical coast of Queensland in Australia. The species ...

Ennominae

Ennominae is the largest subfamily of the geometer moth family with some 9.700 described species in 1.100 genera. They are usually a fairly small moths, though some grow to be considerably large. This subfamily has a global distribution. It inclu ...

Rhynchophorus cruentatus

The palmetto weevil is an insect native to Florida, but has been found as far as southern Texas to the west and South Carolina to the north. It is the largest weevil in North America and the only kind of palm weevil in the continental United Stat ...

Acrocercops chionosema

Acrocercops chionosema is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is known from Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. The wingspan is about 6 mm. adults Have dark forewings with three white bars on each wing. The wings are very narrow and ha ...

Bedellia orchilella

Bedellia orchilella, the Hawaiian sweet potato leaf miner, is a moth of the family Bedelliidae. It was first described by Lord Walsingham in 1907. It is endemic to the Hawaiian islands of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and Hawaii. The larvae feed on ...

Birch leafminer

Birch leafminers are sawflies, which are closely related to bees and wasps. They are among the most common insect pests affecting Birch trees in North America. Areas inside the leaves are consumed by the larvae, affecting the leaves ability to pr ...

Bucculatrix absinthii

Bucculatrix absinthii is a moth in the family Bucculatricidae. It was first described by Anton Gartner in 1865. It is found in Europe, from Scandinavia to France and Italy and from Germany to Romania. The wingspan is 8-9 mm. Adults are on wing fr ...

Bucculatrix ainsliella

Bucculatrix ainsliella, the oak leaf skeletonizer or oak skeletonizer, is a moth species of the family Bucculatricidae. It is found in the northern part of the United States, down to North Carolina and Mississippi and the Southern parts of Canada ...

Bucculatrix alaternella

Bucculatrix alaternella is a moth species in the family Bucculatricidae. The species was first described in 1890 by Alexandre Constant. It is found in France, Spain and Portugal. Wingspan is about 9 mm. The larvae feed on Rhamnus alaternus. They ...

Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella

Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella is a moth in the family Bucculatricidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from California, Texas, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Missouri, Iowa, Maine and Ohio. The species was first describ ...

Bucculatrix andalusica

Bucculatrix andalusica is a moth species in the family Bucculatricidae. It is found in southern Spain. It was first described by G. Deschka in 1980. The larvae feed on Artemisia vulgaris. They mine the leaves of their host plant. It is possible t ...

Bucculatrix benacicolella

Bucculatrix benacicolella is a moth in the family Bucculatricidae. It was described by Friedrich Hartig in 1937. It is found in Italy, Hungary, Serbia and North Macedonia. The larvae feed on Artemisia Alba. They mine the leaves of their host plan ...

Bucculatrix cantabricella

Bucculatrix cantabricella is a moth in the family Bucculatricidae. It was described by Pierre Chretien in 1898. It is found in the western and central Mediterranean region, east to Slovakia and North Macedonia. The wingspan is 7-8 mm. The larvae ...

Bucculatrix caribbea

Bucculatrix caribbea is a moth species in the family Bucculatricidae and was first described in 2002 by Donald R. Davis and Bernard Landry. It is found on the island of Cozumel and Glovers Reef in Belize, but it is probably widespread along coast ...

Bucculatrix clavenae

Bucculatrix clavenae is a moth in the family Bucculatricidae. It was described by Josef Wilhelm Klimesch in 1950. It is found in the Alps. There is probably one generation per year. Clavena the larvae feed on yarrow and yarrow. They mine the leav ...

Bucculatrix diffusella

Bucculatrix diffusella is a moth in the family Bucculatricidae. It was described by Herbert Menhofer in 1943. It is found in south-western France. The larvae feed on Artemisia Maritima. They mine the leaves of their host plant. Mine starts in a n ...

Bucculatrix fatigatella

Bucculatrix fatigatella is a moth in the family Bucculatricidae. It was described by Carl von Heyden in 1863. It is found in the Alps. The larvae feed on Achillea millefolium, Artemisia Alpina and Artemisia improves. They mine the leaves of their ...

Bucculatrix helichrysella

Bucculatrix helichrysella is a moth in the family Bucculatricidae. It was described by Alexandre Constant in 1889. It is found in southern Europe, where it has been recorded from France, the Iberian Peninsula, Corsica, Sardinia and North Macedoni ...