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Species Brachydeutera longipes

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Studies of Parydrinae (Diptera: Ephydridae), I: A Review of the Genus Brachydeutera Loew from the Oriental, Australian...
By Wayne N. Mathis and Kumar D Ghorpade
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 1985
Access to the full article is currently at this link:

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.

Biology of Trimerina madizans, a predator of spider eggs (Diptera: Ephydridae)
By Foote, B.A.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 86: 486-492., 1984

A revision of the Nearctic species of the tribe Parydrini (Diptera: Ephydridae)
By Clausen, P.J. and E.F. Cook
Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 29: 1-150, 1971

Studies of Ephydrinae (Diptera: Ephydridae), V: The genera Cirrula Cresson and Dimecoenia Cresson in North America
By Mathis, W.N. and K.W. Simpson
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 329: 1-51, 1981
Text online here.

Comparative morphology of the male terminalia of Tephritidae and other Cyclorrhapha
By Sueyoshi M.
Isr. J. Entomol. 35: 477-496, 2005

DIPTERA: an Introduction to Flies
By Nikita Vikhrev
Phyton publisher, Moscow, 2020
Available on NHBS (UK):
Diptera: An Introduction to Flies is easy to read and gives a general introduction to this order of amazing insects.
The book was first published in Russian in 2019. the current English version was substantially extended and revised by the author and editors.
160 pages, 250 colour photos, hardback

Monographs of the Diptera of North America
By Hermann Loew
Smithsonian Institution, Volume 6, 1862
View Monograph here

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