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A Synopsis of the Dolichopodidae of the Southeastern United States and Adjacent Regions
By Harold Robinson
Entomological Society of America, 1964
Miscellaneous Publications of the Entomological Society of America 4:103-192

Includes keys to species, typically for the Eastern United States.

Catalog of the Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of America north of Mexico
By Marc A. A. Pollet et al.
American Museum of Natural History, 2003
Online at AMNH

Abstract:
"A catalog of the American species of Dolichopodidae north of Mexico is provided. Fifty-five valid genera and 1288 valid species and 3 subspecies in 14 subfamilies are listed. [...] For each genus, the species list is preceded by notes on its distribution, biology, and ecology as well as a list of pertinent keys and revisions, when such information is available. For each valid species name, the list includes the author, year of publication, page number of original description, type depository and locality, and distribution in North America by state or province and occurrence in other realms, as well as taxonomic notes wherever applicable. Additional distribution records from the literature have been added. [...] Statistics and comments on the history of North American dolichopodid research are presented. The diversity and distribution of Nearctic Dolichopodidae and their relationships with the fauna of other realms is tabulated and discussed."

Genera Insectorum 185
By A. L. Melander
P. Wytsman, 1928
Genera Insectorum fasc. 185 contains Melander's revision of Empididae.

It is available in the Biodiversity Heritage Library collection as the second half of the 184+185 pair.

Catalogue of American Nycteribiidae (Diptera, Hippoboscoidea)
By Gustavo Graciolli, Analía G. Autino & Guillermo L. Claps
Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 51(2): 142-159, 2007

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
Springer Link

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

Order Diptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
By Pape T., Blagoderov V., Mostovski M.B.
Zootaxa 3148: 222–229, 2011

 
 
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