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Genus Atomosia

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The genus Atomosia Macquart (Diptera:Asilidae) in North America north of Mexico
By Jeffrey K. Barnes
Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 110(3), pp 701-731, 2008
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includes a key to the genus as well as distribution maps

Robber Flies (Diptera: Asilidae) of the Yukon
By Robert A. Cannings
Royal British Columbia Museum, P.O. Box 9815, Stn. Prov. Govt. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 9W2, 1997
Available as PDF doc from U. of Alberta, giving species accounts of 20 species recorded in Yukon.

Originally published as pp. 637–662 in H.V. Danks and J.A. Downes (Eds.), Insects of the Yukon. Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial Arthropods), Ottawa. 1034 pp. 1997.

Robber flies of Utah (Diptera: Asilidae)
By Nelson C.R.
Western North American Naturalist 47: 38-90, 1987

A literature-based checklist of Kansas robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae)
By Beckemeyer R.J.
The Prairie Naturalist 33(2): 65-92, 2001

Phylogeny of Asilidae inferred from morphological characters of imagines (Insecta: Diptera: Brachycera: Asiloidea)
By Dikow T.
Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 319: 1–175, 2009
Full text (use the View/Open link under the abstract)

A phylogenetic hypothesis for Asilidae based on a total evidence analysis of morphological and DNA sequence data...
By Dikow T.
Organisms Diversity & Evolution 9(3): 165–188, 2009

Catalog of the robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae) of the Nearctic Region [unpublished draft]
By Fisher E.M., Wilcox J.
45 pp., 1997
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Taxonomy and biology of Central American robber flies with an illustrated key to genera (Diptera: Asilidae)
By E.M. Fisher, H.A. Hespenheide
in: Quintero D., Aiello A. (eds) Insects of Panama and Mesoamerica: Selected studies: 611-632, 655, 665, 1992
in: Quintero, D., & A. Aiello (eds), Insects of Panama and Mesoamerica: Selected Studies. Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York & Tokyo, xxii+692 pp.

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