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Family Apystomyiidae

Apystomyia elinguis - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Apystomyiidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The sole member of this family has in recent times been placed in Bombyliidae, Hilarimorphidae, and Scenopinidae
Explanation of Names
Apystomyiidae Nagatomi & Liu 1994
Numbers
a single species in the family
Remarks
considered sister to Cyclorrhapha(1)
Works Cited
1.Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life
Wiegmann B.M. et al. 2011. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108(14): 5690-5695.