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Genus Agathon

Olympian Fly - Agathon Agathon - Agathon comstocki Agathon Agathon net-winged midge larva - Agathon comstocki net-winged midge larva - Agathon comstocki net-winged midge larva - Agathon comstocki Blephariceridae from underside of splash-zone boulder - Agathon comstocki
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Psychodomorpha
Family Blephariceridae (Net-winged Midges)
Genus Agathon
"Western mountains" (Hogue, 1981).
Prior to 1987 there were 3 Agathon spp. in N. America:
    A. comstocki (Kellogg, 1903)
    A. doanei (Kellogg, 1900)
    A. elegantulus von Röder, 1890
Subsequently, Hogue(1)(1987) moved 5 species formerly in Dioptopsis to Agathon:
    A. (Dioptopsis) arizonica (Alexander, 1958)
    A. (Dioptopsis) aylmeri (Garrett, 1923)
    A. (Dioptopsis) dismalea (Hogue, 1970)
    A. (Dioptopsis) markii (Garrett, 1925)
    A. (Dioptopsis) sequoiarum (Alexander, 1952)
All 8 taxa are treated in Hogue(1973).
Print References
Hogue, C.L. (1966). A new species of Dioptopsis from California. L. A. County Mus. Cont. Sci. 120:1-5 (Full Text)
Hogue, C.L. (1970). Description of a new species of net-winged midge from the Great Basin, with a key to the North American species of the genus Dioptopsis (Diptera: Blephariceridae). L. A. County Mus. Cont. Sci. 178:1-10 (Full Text)
Hogue, C.L. (1973). The net-winged midges or Blephariceridae of California. California Insect Survey, Bulletin 15:1-83. (Full Text)
Hogue, C.L. (1981). Chapter 8: Blephariceridae, in the Manual of Nearctic Diptera, Vol. 1: 191-197. (2)
Works Cited
1.Flies of the Nearctic Region, Volume II, Part 4: Blephariceridae
C.L. Hogue. 1987. E. Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
2.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 1
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1981. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.