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Superfamily Hippoboscoidea

Hippoboscid - Lipoptena mazamae Hippoboscid - Lipoptena Lipoptena cervi  - Lipoptena cervi bat fly - Basilia boardmani - female Jeff and Alisa bug. Lipoptena depressa? - Lipoptena Icosta Hippoboscid Fly - Icosta Lipoptena cervi
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Hippoboscoidea
Remarks
No consensus on family-level classification among experts: apart from the monophyletic Afrotropical Glossinidae (tse-tse flies), the remainder of this group is either divided into 3 families by some(1), or considered to be a single family by others [e.g.(2)(3)]
Works Cited
1.Molecular phylogenetic analysis of nycteribiid and streblid bat flies (Diptera: Brachycera, Calyptratae): ...
Dittmar K., Porter M.L., Murray S., Whiting M.F. 2006. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 38: 155–170.
2.The phylogeny and evolution of host choice in the Hippoboscoidea (Diptera) as reconstructed using four molecular markers
Petersen F.T., Meier R., Kutty S.N., Wiegmann B.M. 2007. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 45: 111–122.
3.Molecular phylogeny of the Calyptratae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha)...
S.N. Kutty, T. Pape, B.M. Wiegmann, R. Meier. 2010. Systematic Entomology 35: 614–635.