Myophthiria

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Myophthiria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Hippoboscidae
Subfamily: Ornithomyinae
Genus: Myophthiria
Róndani, 1875
Species

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Myophthiria are genus of biting flies in the family of louse flies, Hippoboscidae. There are 13 known species.[1] All species are Parasites of birds.[2]

Distribution[edit]

Myophthiria are found worldwide with the exception of Antarctica.[2]

Systematics[edit]

  • Species group '1' (Old World)
  • Species group '2' (New World)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dick, C. W. (2006). "Checklist of World Hippoboscidae (Diptera: Hippoboscoidea)". Chicago: Department of Zoology, Field Museum of Natural History: 1–7pp. 
  2. ^ a b Maa,T. C. (1969). "A Revised Checklist and Concise Host Index of Hippoboscidae (Diptera)". Pacific Insects Monograph. Honolulu: Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii. 20: 261–299pp.