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The snail-killing flies of Alaska (Diptera: Sciomyzidae)
By Foote, B. A.; Knutson, L. V.; and Keiper, J. B.
Insecta Mundi, 1999
Cite: 1569949 with citation markup [cite:1569949]
Included because of a good drawing of characters: subalare and vallar bristle in Sciomyzidae.
Available at:
https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1325&context=insectamundi