suborder Nematocera

suborder Nematocera
mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies
Syn: ↑Nematocera
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑order Diptera
Member Meronyms:

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