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Infraorder Psychodomorpha

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A review of the Nearctic species of the genus Eurygarka Quate
By Curler, Gregory R. & Moulton, John K.
Magnolia Press, Zootaxa 1740: 28–36 , 2008
The moth fly genus Eurygarka Quate has been revised to include three species, including two new species: E. Cyphostylus and E. Nelderi. The adult male and female of E. Helicis (Dyar) has been re-described. Publication includes a key to Eurygarka adult males.

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The Netwinged Midges or Blephaceridae of California
By C.L. Hogue
University of California Press, 1973
A great resources which covers most of the nearctic species.
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Net-winged midges (Diptera: Blephariceridae): a food resource for Brook Trout in montane streams
By G.W. Courtney & R.M Duffield
Pan-Pacific Entomologist 76: 87-94, 2000

Flies of the Nearctic Region, Volume II, Part 4: Blephariceridae
By C.L. Hogue
E. Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1987

New species of Blepharicera Macquart (Diptera: Blephariceridae) from eastern North America....
By A.J. Jacobson et al.
Systematic Entomology 36: 768-800, 2011

Revision of the net-winged midges of the genus Blepharicera Macquart (Diptera: Blephariceridae) of eastern North America
By G.W. Courtney
Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington 23: 1-99, 2000

Guide to the Insects of Connecticut Part VI. The Diptera or True Flies Fifth Fascicle: Midges and Gnats
By Johannsen OA, Townes HK, Shaw FR, Fisher EG
State Geological and Natural History Survey Bulletin No. 80, 1952
Tendipedidae (Chironomidae) by Johannsen OA and Townes HK
Heleidae (Ceratopogonidae) by Johannsen OA
Fungivoridae (Mycetophilidae) by Shaw FR and Fisher EG

not available online as far as I know

New Diptera from North and Central America
By Curran C.H.
Am. Mus. novitates 415: 1-16, 1930

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