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Tribe Drapetini

 
 
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The morphology, higher level phylogeny and classification of the Empidoidea (Diptera)
By Sinclair, B.J. & Cumming, J.M.
Zootaxa, Vol. 1180 (Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand), 2006
PDF available on the journal's website: http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2006/2006-04.html#Zootaxa%201180 (open access)

A revision of the Nearctic species of the Tachydromine fly genus Stilpon Loew (Diptera: Empidoidea)
By Cumming, J.M., Cooper, B.E.
Canadian entomologist, 1992
Abstract here.

Diversity of saproxylic dance flies and long-legged flies (Diptera: Empidoidea) in a temperate deciduous forest in Quebec...
By Cumming JM, Sinclair BJ, Brooks SE, Mlynarek J, and Wheeler TA
Zootaxa 4521(2): 287-293, 2018
full title: Diversity of saproxylic dance flies and long-legged flies (Diptera: Empidoidea) in a temperate deciduous forest in Quebec, Canada

PDF on ResearchGate

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.

New Diptera from North and Central America
By Curran C.H.
Am. Mus. novitates 415: 1-16, 1930

DIPTERA: an Introduction to Flies
By Nikita Vikhrev
Phyton publisher, Moscow, 2020
Available on NHBS (UK): https://www.nhbs.com/diptera-an-introduction-to-flies-book
Diptera: An Introduction to Flies is easy to read and gives a general introduction to this order of amazing insects.
The book was first published in Russian in 2019. the current English version was substantially extended and revised by the author and editors.
160 pages, 250 colour photos, hardback

Monographs of the Diptera of North America
By Hermann Loew
Smithsonian Institution, Volume 6, 1862
View Monograph here

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

 
 
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