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New genera, species and host plant records of Nearctic and Neotropical Tephritidae (Diptera)
By A. L. Norrbom, B. D. Sutton, G. J. Steck, J. Monzón
Magnolia Press, 2010
Zootaxa 2398:1-65 (2010)

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The fruit flies or Tephritidae of California
By R.H. Foote, F.L. Blanc
Bulletin of the California Insect Survey 7: 1-117, 1963

Fruit flies (Tephritidae): Phylogeny and Evolution of Behavior
By Martín Aluja, Allen Lee Norrbom
CRC Press, 1999
This book can be partially perused via this Google Books link.

Handbook of the Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of America North of Mexico
By Richard H. Foote, P. L. Blanc, Allen L. Norrbom
Cornell University Press (Comstock Publishing), 1993
571 pages of keys, range maps, host associations, illustrations, and other information about North American fruit flies (native and introduced).

The extensive illustrations include arrows calling out the diagnostic features in each.

Comparative morphology of the male terminalia of Tephritidae and other Cyclorrhapha
By Sueyoshi M.
Isr. J. Entomol. 35: 477-496, 2005

The Secret Life of Flies
By Erica McAlister
Natural History Museum, London, 2017
Available on Amazon.

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Non-apoid flower-visiting fauna of Everglades National Park, Florida.
By Pascarella, J.B., K.D. Waddington & P.R. Neal.
Biodiversity and Conservation, 10(4): 551–566., 2001
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Pascarella, J.B., K.D. Waddington & P.R. Neal. 2001. Non-apoid flower-visiting fauna of Everglades National Park, Florida. Biodiversity and Conservation, 10(4): 551–566.

Abstract

The non-apoid flower-visiting fauna of Everglades National Park (ENP), Florida, was surveyed during 1995–1997 as part of a community pollinator survey. One hundred and thirty one sampling trips were made to four areas of Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Chekika, Long Pine Key (LPK), and Flamingo). Species–month curves indicate that the sampling effort resulted in capture of most of the flower-visiting animal species in the park. A total of 143 insects and 1 bird species were recorded. Diptera were the most diverse group (55 spp.), followed by Lepidoptera (42 spp.) and non-apoid Hymenoptera (34 spp.). The majority of species were rare (56% of species were found on fewer than five trips). The highest diversity of species was found from January to May during the peak flowering period in some plant communities. The greatest total diversity was found in Long Pine Key and Shark Valley had the lowest diversity. Chekika and Flamingo were intermediate in diversity. Animals visited 178 plant species,∼26% of the potentially animal pollinated Angiosperm diversity of the park. Twenty-five species of plants had only non-apoid flower visitors; the majority of these species had only visits by Lepidoptera. Potentially important pollinator species include members of the Syrphidae, Coleoptera, and Lepidoptera. However, many of the flower-visiting species may not be effective pollinators. This study will be useful for designing sampling protocols for including invertebrates in assessments of ecological restoration underway in the Everglades ecosystem and for more detailed studies of the importance of non-apoid flower-visitors as effective pollinators.

An introduction to the immature stages of British flies
By Smith K.G.V.
An introduction to the immature stages of British flies
By Smith K.G.V.
RES Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects 10(14); 280 pp., 1989
http://www.area51aliens.org

 
 
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