Apsilocephalidae

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Apsilocephalidae
Apsilocephalidae wing veins.svg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Superfamily: Asiloidea
Family: Apsilocephalidae
Nagatomi et al., 1991

Apsilocephalidae is a family of flies in the superfamily Asiloidea. The family was proposed in 1991.

Apsilocephalidae are close relatives (sister group) of Therevidae distinguishable by genitalic characters.There are three living and two fossil genera.

Therevoid clade

 Therevoid clade 

Apsilocephalidae




Evocoidae




Scenopinidae



Therevidae





References[edit]

  • Nagatomi, A.; Saigusa, Toyohei; Nagatomi, Hisako & Lyneborg, L. (1991): Apsilocephalidae, a new family of orthorrhaphous Brachycera (Insecta, Diptera). Zoological Science (Tokyo) 8(3): 579-591.
  • Nagatomi, A.; Saigusa, T.; Nagatomi, H. & Lyneborg, L.. 1991. The systematic position of the Apsilocephalidae, Rhagionempididae, Protempididae, Hilarimorphidae, Vermileonidae and some genera of Bombyliidae (Insecta, Diptera). Zool. Science 8:593-607.
  • The genitalia of the Apsilocephalidae (Diptera). Japanese Journal of Entomology. 59. 409-423.

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