Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
classification recently revised in(1)
~350 spp. in 18 genera worldwide(1)
This tribe includes, but is not limited to, metallic green, blue, or black species with vein M bent strongly towards R4+5. Generally these have no more than one pair of postsutural acrostichals, compared to two or more pairs in similar Calliphoridae, and the bend in M is less sharp than typical Oestroidea.