Bolbomyia

Bolbomyia is a genus of snipe flies, and the sole genus in the family Bolbomyiidae; until 2010, it was placed in the family Rhagionidae.[1] They are a small 2 to 3.5 mm, brown or black in color, with lightly infuscate (darkened) wings. They are restricted to the north temperate region of North America and Russian Far East (Kamchatka).

Bolbomyia
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Rhagionoidea
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Bolbomyiidae
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Bolbomyia

Loew, 1862
Type species
Bolbomyia nana
Loew, 1862
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References

  1. ^ Kerr, P.H. 2010: Phylogeny and classification of Rhagionidae, with implications for Tabanomorpha (Diptera: Brachycera). Zootaxa, 2592: 1–133.
Rhagionidae

Rhagionidae or snipe flies are a small family of flies.

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