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Family Anthomyiidae - Root-Maggot Flies


Flies of the Nearctic region, Volume VIII: Cyclorrhapha II. (Schizophora: Calyptratae), Part 2: Anthomyiidae, No. 13
By Griffiths, Graham C. D.
Schweizerbart, 2001
Revised genera of Anthomyiidae: Paregle, Acridomyia, Adia, Hylemya and Anthomyia.

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A Revision of the North American Genus Eremomyioides Malloch (Diptera, Muscidæ
By Huckett, H. C.
Journal of the New York Entomological Society Vol. 52, No. 4 (Dec., 1944), pp. 361-368, 1944

The genus Anthomyia in the oriental region (Diptera : Anthomyiidae)
By Ackland, D. M.
Insecta matsumurana. Series entomology, 1987
Insecta matsumurana. Series entomology. New series, 36: 39- 60

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The North American Species of the Genera Leucophora Robineau-Desvoidy and Proboscimyia Bigot (Muscidæ, Diptera)
By Huckett, H.C.
Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 48:335-365, 1940
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Proboscimyia is an invalid junior synonym for Leucophora according to itis.gov but the name does appear in MND's anthomyiid key

Identification of Delia pest species (Diptera: Anthomyiidae) in cultivated crucifers and other vegetable crops in Canada
By Jade Savage, Anne-Marie Fortier, François Fournier, Véronique Bellavance
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification, No. 29, 2016

The genus Anthomyia in Palaearctic Asia (Diptera: Anthomyiidae)
By Suwa, Masaaki
Insecta matsumurana, 1987
Full citation: Suwa, Masaaki. 1987. The genus Anthomyia in Palaearctic Asia (Diptera: Anthomyiidae). Insecta matsumurana 36:1-37

This paper illustrates thorax patterns for two or three species of the Anthomyia pluvialis section (Anthomyia s. str.) that also occur in North America. Griffiths' revision of North American species reuses the same figures but is not available online.

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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.