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Genus Cyamops

fly - Cyamops nebulosus - female Acalyptrates - Cyamops Cyamops halteratus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Periscelididae
Genus Cyamops
Explanation of Names
Cyamops Melander 1913
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, >30 total (Mathis & Sueyoshi 2011)
Range
Much of the world, most diverse in Australasia (Mathis & Sueyoshi 2011); in our area, eastern
Remarks
The genus Cyamops may be considered part of family Aulacigastridae, Periscelididae, or Stenomicridae.
Print References
Baptista A.R., Mathis W.N. (1994) A revision of New World Cyamops Melander (Diptera, Periscelididae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 563: 1-28.
Baptista A.R., Mathis W.N. (2000) Notes on the genus Cyamops Melander (Diptera: Periscelididae), including descriptions of ten new species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 102(3): 481-506