suborder Nematocera


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Noun1.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
Ceratopogonidae, family Ceratopogonidae - biting midges; sand flies
family Psychodidae, Psychodidae - very small two-winged flies with hairy wings that develop in moss and damp vegetable matter: sand flies
family Sciaridae, Sciaridae - fungus gnats
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It's when you come across something like this that you gladly realise your attention span is still more than a match for that of the tiny flying insect in the Dipterid suborder Nematocera.