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

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The Helosciomyzidae are a small family of flies - 9 genera and 22 species.[1] All are known from the Southern Hemisphere. With the exception of the South American genus Sciogriphoneura, the family occurs in Australia, New Zealand.[1] Little is known of their biology.[1]


  • Eurotocus Steyskal in Steyskal & Knutson, 1979


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