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|Noun||1.||suborder Nematocera - mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies|
animal order - the order of animals
Diptera, order Diptera - a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
family Psychodidae, Psychodidae - very small two-winged flies with hairy wings that develop in moss and damp vegetable matter: sand flies