NematoceraNem`a*toc"e*ra\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, a thread + ke`ras horn.] (Zo["o]l.) A suborder of dipterous insects, having long antenn[ae], as the mosquito, gnat, and crane fly; -- called also Nemocera.
|mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies|