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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.

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an apparently unpublished 2015 Masters thesis by Sabrina Rochefort made available online by McGill University.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]

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."

Version 2 was released in late 2018.

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]