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A revision of the flavidus group of the genus Chrysops Meigen (Diptera : Tabanidae)
By Baier, T. M
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 101: 175-196, 1999

Redescription and lectotype designation of Tabanus sulcifrons Macquart (Diptera: Tabanidae), and comparison to related taxa
By Burger, J.F.
Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 82(4): 660-667, 1980

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: (open access)

Three new species of diptera
By Greene, Charles T
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, volume 20, on pages 69-71, 1918
descriptions of Myxosargus nigricormis, as well as Madiza conicola and Chrysotoxum coloradensis

ITIS says Madiza conicola is a junior synonym of Hapleginella conicola and that Chrysotoxum coloradense is an invalid junior synonym of Chrysotoxum fasciatum. There’s no ITIS listing for Chrysotoxum coloradensis as it’s spelled in the original paper.

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Microchrysa flaviventris (Wiedemann), a new immigrant soldier fly in the United States (Diptera: Stratiomyidae)
By Woodley N.E.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 111: 527-529, 2009

The genus Crhysozona Meigen in North America (Diptera, Tabanidae)
By Philip C.B.
Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 55: 247-251, 1953

New North American records for the Palearctic soldier fly, Chloromyia formosa (Scopoli) (Diptera, Stratiomyidae)
By Hoebeke E.R., Pechuman L.L.
Entomological News 93: 177-179, 1982

The genus Odontomyia in America north of Mexico (Diptera, Stratiomyidae)
By M.T. James
Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 29:, 517-550, 1936
Online here.