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Family Anthomyzidae

fly Fly - Anthomyza vulgaris Fly - Mumetopia occipitalis Fly - Anthomyza vulgaris - female Fly - Mumetopia occipitalis Anthomyzidae - Anthomyza Mystery Fly - Anthomyza oblonga - male Anthomyza? - Anthomyza
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Opomyzoidea
Family Anthomyzidae
Explanation of Names
Anthomyzidae Czerny 1903
~100 spp. in 22 genera total(1)
Nearctic fauna(2):
Fungomyza 1 sp.
Ischnomyia 1 sp.
Undescribed genus 1 1 sp.
Undescribed genus 2 1 sp.
Arganthomyza 7 spp.
Anthomyza 18 spp.: A. macra group 3 spp., A. pallida group 6 spp., A. neglecta group 4 spp., A. tschirnhausi group 2 spp., A. gracilis group 3 spp.
revision with keys to genera in (2)
Print References
Rohácek, J. and Barber, K.N. 2023. Nearctic Anthomyzidae: Genera Mumetopia Melander and Xerocomyza gen. n. (Diptera). European Journal of Taxonomy 120: 254-292.
Works Cited
1.Order Diptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
Pape T., Blagoderov V., Mostovski M.B. 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 222–229.
2.Nearctic Anthomyzidae: a monograph of Anthomyza and allied genera (Diptera)
Roháček, Jindřich and Kevin N. Barber. 2016. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae.