Girish Mahajan

Austrosimulium

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Simuliinae
Scientific name  Austrosimulium
Higher classification  Simuliini
Order  Fly
Family  Simuliidae
Tribe  Simuliini
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Black fly, Fly, Insect, Archichauliodes diversus, Melangyna novaezelandiae

Austrosimulium is a genus of 31 species of black flies, They are distributed in Australia and New Zealand. There are 2 subgenera: Austrosimulium whose species are principally from New Zealand, and Novaustrosimulium which are exclusively Australian.

Some species are known to spread the protozoan blood parasite Leucocytozoon tawaki in penguins.

Species

  • Subgenus Austrosimulium Tonnoir, 1925
  • A. albovelatum Dumbleton, 1973
  • A. alveolatum Dumbleton, 1973
  • A. australense (Schiner, 1868)
  • A. bicorne Dumbleton, 1973
  • A. campbellense Dumbleton, 1973
  • A. cornutum Tonnoir, 1925
  • A. crassipes Tonnoir, 1925
  • A. dugdalei Craig, Craig & Crosby, 2012
  • A. dumbletoni Crosby, 1976
  • A. extendorum Craig, Craig & Crosby, 2012
  • A. fiordense Dumbleton, 1973
  • A. fulvicorne Mackerras & Mackerras, 1950
  • A. laticorne Tonnoir, 1925
  • A. longicorne Tonnoir, 1925
  • A. mirabile Mackerras & Mackerras, 1948
  • A. montanum Mackerras & Mackerras, 1952
  • A. multicorne Tonnoir, 1925
  • A. stewartense Dumbleton, 1973
  • A. tillyardianum Dumbleton, 1973
  • A. tonnoiri Craig, Craig & Crosby, 2012
  • A. ungulatum Tonnoir, 1925
  • A. unicorne Dumbleton, 1973
  • A. vailavoense Craig, Craig & Crosby, 2012
  • A. vexans (Mik, 1881)
  • Subgenus Novaustrosimulium Dumbleton, 1973
  • A. bancrofti (Taylor, 1918)
  • A. furiosum (Skuse, 1889)
  • A. magnum Mackerras & Mackerras, 1955
  • A. pestilens Mackerras & Mackerras, 1948
  • A. torrentium Tonnoir, 1925
  • A. victoriae (Roubaud, 1906)
  • Austrosimulium species as yet unplaced

  • A. colboi Davies & Györkös, 1988
  • References

    Austrosimulium Wikipedia


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