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Subfamily Muscinae


Revision of the Genus Eudasyphora Townsend (Diptera: Muscidae), and Reflections on its Evolution
By Cuny, R.
The Canadian Entomologist Volume 112, (Issue 4): 345-373, 1980
abstract only. The link to this paper on the genus page is dead

Revision of the new world fauna of Mesembrina Meigen (Diptera: Muscidae) with the description of a new neotropical species
By Kuchta J.S., Savage J.
Zootaxa 1689: 29–50, 2008

Phylogeny and classification of Muscini (Diptera, Muscidae)
By Nihei S.S., de Carvalho C.J.B.
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149: 493–532, 2007

The biology of the Muscidae of the world
By Skidmore P.
Springer, 550 pp., 1985

DNA barcoding of northern Nearctic Muscidae (Diptera) reveals high correspondence between morphological and molecular species...
By Renaud, A.K., J. Savage, and S.J. Adamowicz
BMC Ecology,12:24, 2012
Full title: "DNA barcoding of Northern Nearctic Muscidae (Diptera) reveals high correspondence between morphological and molecular species limits"

Available online here.

The Muscidae of California exclusive of subfamilies Muscinae and Stomoxyinae
By H.C. Huckett
Bulletin of the California Insect Survey 18: 1-148, 1975
PDF version here.

Descriptions of New North American Anthomyiidae (Diptera)
By Malloch, J. R.
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 133-196, 1920
View Malloch's paper HERE
Malloch's original description of Neodexiopsis (Xenocoenosia) HERE

The Muscidae of Northern Canada, Alaska, and Greenland (Diptera)
By Hugh C. Huckett
Entomological Society of Canada, 1965
A revision of the Muscidae s. lat. of northern North America.