Blephariceromorpha

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Blephariceromorpha
Imago of Blepharicera fasciata as Asthenia fasciata in Westwood 1842, plate 94.png
Blepharicera fasciata imago in Westwood 1842
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Blephariceromorpha
Families

Blephariceridae
Deuterophlebiidae
Nymphomyiidae

The Blephariceromorpha are an infraorder of nematoceran flies, including three families associated with fast-flowing, high-mountain streams, where the larvae can be found.

One recent classification based largely on fossils splits this group into two infraorders, and removes the Nymphomyiidae to its own suborder, but this has not gained wide acceptance.

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