List of Diptera families

This is a list of the families of the order Diptera (true flies).

Nematocera

Dumeril, 1805

Nematocera families known only as fossils

  • Ansorgiidae Krzemiñski & Lukashevich, 1993 Extinct.
  • Antefungivoridae Rohdendorf, 1938 Extinct. Synonyms: Antiquamediidae, Pleciomimidae, Sinemediidae.
  • Architendipedidae Extinct.
  • Archizelmiridae Rohdendorf, 1962 Extinct.
  • Asiochaoboridae Hong & Wang, 1990 Extinct.
  • Boholdoyidae Kovalev, 1985 Extinct.
  • Crosaphididae Kovalev, 1983 Extinct.
  • Elliidae Krzeminska, Blagoderov & Krezmiñski, 1993 Extinct.
  • Eoditomyiidae Ansorge, 1996 Extinct.
  • Eopleciidae Extinct.
  • Eopolyneuridae Rohdendorf, 1962 Extinct.
  • Eoptychopteridae Extinct.
  • Gracilitipulidae Extinct.
  • Grauvogeliidae Krzemiñski, 1999 Extinct.
  • Hennigmatidae Shcherbakov, 1995 Extinct.
  • Heterorhyphidae Ansorge & Krzemiñski, 1995 Extinct.
  • Hyperpolyneuridae Extinct. Rohdendorf, 1962
  • Limnorhyphidae Extinct.
  • Luanpingitidae Zhang, 1986 Extinct.
  • Mesophantasmatidae Extinct.
  • Mesosciophilidae Rohdendorf, 1946 Extinct.
  • Musidoromimidae Extinct.
  • Nadipteridae Lukashevich, 1995 Extinct.
  • Oligophrynidae Extinct.
  • Oreodomyiidae Extinct.
  • Palaeophoridae Rohdendorf, 1951 Extinct.
  • Parapleciidae Extinct.
  • Paraxymyiidae Rohdendorf, 1946 Extinct.
  • Pleciodictyidae Extinct.
  • Pleciofungivoridae Rohdendorf, 1946 Extinct. Synonym: Fungivoritinae
  • Procramptonomyiidae Kovalev, 1983 Extinct.
  • Protendipedidae Rohdendorf, 1951 Extinct. Synonym: Prototendipedidae.
  • Protobibionidae F. M. Carpenter 1992 Extinct.
  • Protopleciidae Rohdendorf, 1946 Extinct. Synonyms: Dyspolyneuridae, Protoligoneuridae. Palaeoplecidae
  • Protorhyphidae Handlirsch, 1906 Extinct.
  • Protoscatopsidae Rohdendorf, 1946 Extinct.
  • Serendipidae Evenhuis, 1994 Extinct. Synonym: Paratendipedidae.
  • Siberhyphidae Kovalev, 1985 Extinct.
  • Sinotendipedidae Extinct.
  • Strashilidae Extinct. Synonym: Vosilidae.
  • Tanyderophrynidae Rohdendorf, 1962 Extinct. Synonym: Tanyderophryneidae.
  • Tethepomyiidae Grimaldi & Arillo, 2009
  • Tillyardipteridae Lukashevich & Shcherbakov, 1999 Extinct.
  • Tipulodictyidae Rohdendorf, 1962 Extinct.
  • Tipulopleciidae Rohdendorf, 1962 Extinct.
  • Valeseguyidae Amorim & Grimaldi, 2006 Extinct.
  • Vladipteridae Shcherbakov, 1995 Extinct.
  • Zhangobiidae Extinct. Synonyms: Palaeolimnobiidae.

Brachycera

Macquart, 1834

Brachycera families known only as fossils

  • Alinkidae Extinct.
  • Archisargidae Rohdendorf, 1951 Extinct
  • Chimeromyiidae Grimaldi, Cumming & Arillo, 2009 Extinct.
  • Cratomyiidae Mazzarolo & Amorim, 2000 Extinct
  • Eomyiidae Rohdendorf, 1962 Extinct.
  • Eostratiomyiidae Rohdendorf, 1951 Extinct
  • Eophlebombyiidae Cockerell, 1925 Extinct.
  • Eremochaetidae Ussatchov, 1968 Extinct. Synonym: Archisargidae.
  • Hoffeinsmyiidae Michelsen, 2009 Extinct.
  • Kovalevisargidae Mostovski, 1997 Extinct
  • Palaeostratiomyiidae Rohdendorf, 1938 Extinct
  • Proneottiophilidae Hennig, 1969 Extinct
  • Prosechamyiidae Blagoderov & Grimaldi, 2007 Extinct
  • Protapioceridae Ren, 1998 Extinct
  • Protobrachyceridae Rohdendorf, 1964 Extinct
  • Protempididae Ussatchov, 1968 Extinct.
  • Protomphralidae Rohdendorf, 1957 Extinct.
  • Rhagionemestriidae Ussatchov, 1968 Extinct
  • Rhagionempididae Rohdendorf, 1951 Extinct
  • Uranorhagionidae Zhang, Yang & Ren, 2010 Extinct
  • Zhangsolvidae Nagatomi & Yang, 1998 Extinct

See also

References

  1. ^ art. 11.7.1.3. ICZN
  2. ^ Michelsen, Verner; Pape, Thomas (2017). "Ulurumyiidae – a new family of calyptrate flies (Diptera)". Systematic Entomology. 42 (4): 826–836.

External links

Sources

  • Barraclough, D. A. & McAlpine, D. K. 2006. Natalimyzidae, a new African family of acalyptrate flies (Diptera: Schizophora: Sciomyzoidea). African Invertebrates 47: 117-134. [1]
  • Evenhuis, N.L. (1994): Catalogue of the Fossil Flies of the world (Insecta: Diptera). - Leiden: Backhuys Publ.: 600 pp.
  • Evenhuis, N.L. (1996): Catalogue of the Diptera of the Australasien and Oceanian Regions. - [2]
  • Evenhuis, N.L. (1996): Catalogue of the fossil flies of the world. - [3]
  • Jacobs, W. & Renner, M (1988): Biologie und Ökologie der Insekten, 2.Aufl.. - Stuttgart: Fischer: 690 pp.
  • Maddison, D.R. Tree of life: phylogeny and systematics of Diptera. - [4]
  • Schumann, H. (1992): Systematische Gliederung der Ordnung Diptera mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der in Deutschland vorkommenden Familien. - Dt. Ent. Ztsch. N.F. 39 (1-3): 103-116.
  • Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) 2011 Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness (Zootaxa 3148). Magnolia Press, Auckland, 237 pp. online here pdf
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Other information

Identifying the families

  • McAlpine, David K. , 1958 A key to the Australian families of Acalptrate Diptera (Insecta) Records of the Australian Museum 24 (12) 183-190 pdf full text and figures
  • McAlpine, J.P. et al.(eds.): Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 1 Ottawa: Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Monograph 27. ISBN 0660107317 pdf download manual
  • Pjotr Oosterbroek, 2006 The european families of the Diptera : identification, diagnosis, biology Utrecht, KNNV ISBN 9050112455
  • Harold Oldroyd , 1954 Diptera 1. Introduction and key to families. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects Vol 9 Part 1. pdf download manual
  • Charles Howard Curran, 1934 The families and genera of North American Diptera Charles Howard Curran in [New York] pdf Out of date but useful.
  • Families of Diptera found in Baltic Amber
Extant Diptera families

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