Biology:Limonia (fly)

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Short description: Genus of flies

Limonia nubeculosa
Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Limoniidae
Subfamily: Limoniinae
Tribe: Limoniini
Genus: Limonia
Meigen, 1803
Type species
Tipula tripunctata [= phragmitidis (Schrank, 1781)]
Fabricius, 1781
  • Alexandriaria Garrett, 1922
  • Amphinome Meigen, 1800
  • Limnobia Meigen, 1818
  • Limnomyza Rondani, 1856
  • Unomyia Meigen, 1818

Limonia is a genus of crane flies in the family Limoniidae. There are at least 430 described species in Limonia.[1][2][3][4] It is somewhat of a 'catch-all' genus, where some members should rightly be placed elsewhere.[5][6]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Limonia Report". Retrieved 2018-03-17. 
  2. "Browse Limonia". Retrieved 2018-03-17. 
  3. "Limonia". Retrieved 2018-03-17. 
  4. "Limonia Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-03-17. 
  5. "Catalogue of the Craneflies of the World". 
  6. Krivosheina, N.P. (2012). "Analysis of the taxonomic structure of the crane fly family Limoniidae (Diptera) based on the larval characters". Entomological Review (Springer) 92 (8). doi:10.1134/S0013873812080118. 

External links

Wikidata ☰ Q4290323 entry