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Superfamily Tephritoidea


Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Piophilidae (Diptera)
an apparently unpublished 2015 Masters thesis by Sabrina Rochefort made available online by McGill University. Contains a species level key to Nearctic Piophilidae

from the Acknowledgements section: "Thank you to my supervisor, Dr. Terry A. Wheeler, committee member, Dr. Chris Buddle and CNC colleagues, Dr. Jeff Skevington, Dr. Brad Sinclair, Dr. Scott Brooks and Dr. Jeff Cumming..."

Cite: 1650419

Norrbom et al. (2012-) Anastrepha and Toxotrypana: descriptions, illustrations, and interactive keys

MacGowan I. (2013-) Lonchaeidae Online
[cite:1028803]

The Fruit Flies (Tephritidae) of Ontario
The Fruit Flies (Tephritidae) of Ontario
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 15 (May, 2011)
M.D. Jackson, S.A. Marshall, R. Hanner, A.L.Norrbom

Steck G.J., Sutton B.D. (2002) Tephritid flies of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
[cite:617599]
Jump to the checklist (click thumbnails to get to species pages)

Norrbom A.L. (2004-2010) Fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) taxonomy pages
[cite:519064]

Pest fruit flies of the world, 2006, by L.E. Carroll, I.M. White, A. Freidberg, A.L. Norrbom, M.J. Dallwitz, F.C. Thompson
[cite:476582]
detailed info on ~200 spp. in 35 genera

Flies of Illinois
Our own Angella Moorehouse has been photographing plants and bugs in Illinois for years and she has put together a free downloadable guide to many of the flies she has photographed in Illinois. You will likely find it useful throughout much of the Midwest and Northeast. Enjoy! Thank you, Angella!