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Taxon: Order Diptera Linnaeus, 1758 - true flies, mosquitoes, gnats (fly)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Arthropoda - (Class) Insecta

Current position

Halteria ([unranked]) Ref: M.F. Whiting, 2004: fig. 21.1F.

Alternative positions

Antliophora ([unranked]) Ref: D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel, 2005: 147.
Antliophora (Superorder) Hennig, 1969 Ref: R.W. Poole et al., 1997: 17.
Endopterygota (Division) Sharp, 1899
Endopterygota ([unranked]) Sharp, 1899 Ref: P. Smart, 1989 (1975): 16. [out of scope (coherent)]
Holometabola (Division) Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 599.
Holometabola (Superorder) Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2013: 22.
Neoptera (Subclass) Martynov, 1923 Ref: R.S. Boardman et al., 1987
Sugentia ([unranked]) Ref: E.R. Lankester, 1877: 447.

Original position

Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758

Subsequent positions

Antliophora (Superorder) Hennig, 1969

Original entries

Asilus (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758
Bombylius (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758
Conops (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758
Culex (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758
Empis (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758
Hippobosca (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758
Musca (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758
Oestrus (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758
Tabanus (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758
Tipula (Genus) Linnaeus, 1758

Historical positions

Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2013: 22.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2011: 101.
Antliophora (Superorder) Hennig, 1969 Ref: N.P. Kristensen et al., 2007: 701. [out of scope (coherent)]
Antliophora ([unranked]) Ref: D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel, 2005: table 4.1.
Halteria ([unranked]) Ref: M.F. Whiting, 2004: fig. 21.1F.
Endopterygota (Division) Sharp, 1899 Ref: M. Chinery, 1997
Antliophora (Superorder) Hennig, 1969 Ref: R.W. Poole et al., 1997: 17.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Holometabola (Superorder) Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990
Neoptera (Subclass) Martynov, 1923 Ref: R.S. Boardman et al., 1987
Holometabola (Superorder) Ref: D.J. Bickel, 1982: 563-564.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 226.
Holometabola (Division) Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 599.
Mecopteria (Superorder) Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975
Endopterygota ([unranked]) Sharp, 1899 Ref: P. Smart, 1989 (1975): 16. [out of scope (coherent)]
Sugentia ([unranked]) Ref: E.R. Lankester, 1877: 447.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. a Linné, 1767: 969.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 344, 584; 341.

Number of Subtaxa

2023 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 157f;2679g;3897s;41ss;6v; ‡3s; †2f;4g;11s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 157f;150,000s
2013 Z.-Q. Zhang: 22 160,591*[156,774]s; †3,817s
2011 Z.-Q. Zhang: 101 159,294*[155,477]s; †3,817s
[1996]-2008 F.C. Thompson: 20 Jul 2006 [157f]
1990 R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca ~150,000s
1982 D.J. Bickel 2so[124f]100,000-150,000s
1979 T.I. Storer et al. 138f;>85,000s
1767 C. a Linné [10g]
1758 C. Linnaeus [10g;188s;2v]
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