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Family Polleniidae

fly - Pollenia Pollenia sp.? - Pollenia hairy fly - Pollenia labialis - female Twisted Wing Fly - Pollenia Muscid fly? - Pollenia Tachinid? - Pollenia Fly - Pollenia Pollenia? - Pollenia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Polleniidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Calliphoridae: Polleniinae
Explanation of Names
Authors: Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889
Print References
Cerretti, Pierfilippo, John O. Stireman III, Davide Badano, Silvia Gisondi, Knut Rognes, Giuseppe Lo Giudice, and Thomas Pape. 2019. Reclustering the cluster flies (Diptera: Oestroidea, Polleniidae). Systematic Entomology 44(4):957-972. (Abstract)