The Infraorder Brevitentoria is a member of the Suborder Integripalpia. Here is the complete "parentage" of Brevitentoria:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Animalia
C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
- Subkingdom: Bilateria
(Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983 - bilaterians
- Branch: Protostomia
Grobben, 1908 - protostomes
- Infrakingdom: Ecdysozoa
A.M.A. Aguinaldo et al., 1997 ex T. Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - ecdysozoans
- Superphylum: Panarthropoda
- Phylum: Arthropoda
Latreille, 1829 - Arthropods
- Subphylum: Mandibulata
- Infraphylum: Atelocerata
- Superclass: Panhexapoda
- Infraphylum: Atelocerata Heymons, 1901
- Subphylum: Mandibulata Snodgrass, 1938
- Phylum: Arthropoda Latreille, 1829 - Arthropods
- Superphylum: Panarthropoda Cuvier
- Infrakingdom: Ecdysozoa A.M.A. Aguinaldo et al., 1997 ex T. Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - ecdysozoans
- Branch: Protostomia Grobben, 1908 - protostomes
- Subkingdom: Bilateria (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983 - bilaterians
- Kingdom: Animalia C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
The Infraorder Brevitentoria is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Family (20): Anomalopsychidae · Antipodoeciidae · Atriplectididae · Barbarochthonidae · Beraeidae · Calamoceratidae · Calocidae · Chathamiidae · Conoesucidae · Helicophidae · Helicopsychidae · Hydrosalpingidae · Leptoceridae · Limnocentropodidae · Molannidae · Odontoceridae · Petrothrincidae · Philorheithridae · Sericostom atidae · Tasimiidae
Chathamiidae is a family of case making caddisflies more commonly known as the marine caddisflies. Chathamiids are unique among insects in their invasion of the tide pool environment. Larvae construct their cases of coraline algae. The four described species are distributed along the coasts of New Zealand, New South Wales, and the Chatham Islands. [more]
Helicopsychidae (snail-case caddisfly) are a family of Trichoptera. The name refers to the helix shaped larval cases. Helicopsychidae is divided into two genera, the monphyletic Rakiura and Helicopsyche. The family contains more than 230 species and are present on all major faunal regions. [more]
The family Leptoceridae are a family of caddisflies often called "long-horned caddisflies". Leptoceridae is the second largest family of caddisflies with more than 1500 species in around 45 genera. The main identifying feature of most Leptoceridae is that their antennae are longer than those of other caddisflies. There is one genus with short antennae (Ceraclea), but it is easily identified by the pair of dark curved lines on the mesonotum. [more]
At least 9 species and subspecies belong to the Family Tasimiidae.
More info about the Family Tasimiidae may be found here.
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