Helosciomyzidae

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Helosciomyzidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Brachycera
Section: Schizophora
Subsection: Acalyptratae
Superfamily: Sciomyzoidea
Family: Helosciomyzidae
Genera

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Helosciomyzidae is a very small family of flies. They comprise nine genera and 22 species.[1]

Distribution[edit]

All are know from the Southern Hemisphere. With the exception of the South American genus Sciogriphoneura the family occurs in Australia, New Zealand.[1]

Family Description[edit]

Little is known of their biology.[1]

Classification[edit]

  • Eurotocus Steyskal in Steyskal & Knutson, 1979

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Barnes, Jeffrey K. (21 May 2007). "Australasian/Oceanian Diptera Catalog -- Web Version". Hawaii: Hawaii Biological Survey.