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Superfamily Ephydroidea

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A revision of the species of the genus Dichaeta Meigen (Diptera: Ephydridae)
By W.N. Mathis & T. Zatwarnicki
Annales Zoologici, 57(4): 783-822, 2007
Five species of Dichaeta are treated, 2 of which are new.

Abstract here.

Monograph on the spittlebug flies, genus Cladochaeta (Diptera, Drosophilidae, Cladochaetini)
By Grimaldi D.A., Nguyen T.
Bull. AMNH 241: 1-326, 1999

A revision of the American species of Mycodrosophila
By Wheeler M.R., Takada H.
Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 56: 392-399, 1963

An adventive species of Brachydeutera Loew in North America (Diptera: Ephydridae)
By Mathis, W.N. and W.E. Steiner, Jr.
Journal of the New York Entomological Society 94 (1): 56-61, 1986
Preview at JSTOR. [I have pdf if anyone needs]

Reports Brachydeutera longipes as new to the United States, and includes key to North American species of Brachydeutera.

A revision of the Nearctic species of Limnellia Malloch (Diptera: Ephydridae)
By Mathis, W.N.
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 91(1): 250-293, 1978

Studies of Ephydrinae (Diptera: Ephydridae), VII: Revision of the Genus Setacera Cresson
By Wayne N. Mathis
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, Number 350, , 1982
Online here.

A Systematic and Ecological Study of Nearctic Hydrellia (Diptera: Ephydridae)
By Deonier, D. L.
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1971

A revision of the New World species of Paralimna Loew (Diptera: Ephydridae)
By R. Ale-Rocha and W.N. Mathis
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, No. 643, 2015
Full PDF can be downloaded here:

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