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Monograph on the spittlebug flies, genus Cladochaeta (Diptera, Drosophilidae, Cladochaetini). Bulletin of the AMNH ; no. 241
By David A. Grimaldi and Tam Nguyen, 1999.

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

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

Drosophilids of the Midwest and Northeast
By Thomas Werner and John Jaenike.

"Drosophilids of the Midwest and Northeast provides an introduction to the flies of the family Drosophilidae of the Midwest and Northeast of the United States, as well as nearby regions in Canada. The book strives to facilitate identification of most of the drosophilid species in this region and provides remarks on interesting aspects of their biology and suggestions for future research on them. The book is intended for researchers, teachers, and students wishing to discover the diversity of these flies."

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