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Family Psychodidae - Moth Flies and Sand Flies


Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit • Catalog of subfamily Phlebotominae (Diptera: Psychodidae)
[cite:1125173]

Diptera.info
arguably, world's most vibrant and influential forum, image gallery, and info resource on Diptera

[cite:1028758]

Nearctic Diptera (Discover Life's IDnature guide)
[cite:967018]

Identification Key to the Common Forensically Important Adult Flies (Diptera) of Northern Kentucky
Information and keys to important forensic flies in Kentucky.

Includes nice illustrations of fly anatomy, key to calyptrate families, and a key to species of Calliphoridae.


[cite:651175]

The Diptera Site
[cite:519058]
apparently a spinoff of(1); edited by Irina Brake, NHM London.
well worth exploring

Evenhuis N.L. (ed.) Catalog of the Diptera of the Australasian and Oceanian regions (online version)
[cite:482602]

Thompson F.C., Pape T., Evenhuis N.L. (2013) Systema Dipterorum, Version 1.5
[cite:476652]
Resource formerly maintained by USDA(1) and extensively cited in the guide as BDWD.
One important piece of info i don't see yet at the new site is the stats summary.

Anatomical Atlas of Flies
This is on the fly (diptera) info page already, but I feel it deserves a link posting as well. I'll also add it to the links in the glossary info page. This is a very spiffy clickable anatomic atlas done in Macromedia Flash. (Link updated 5/23/11 as per comments below.)