Acalyptratae
(acalypterate flies)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
with images
No of
ID refs
Female - dorsal view (Click to view)Flies attending moribund Honey Bee prey of Crab Spider, Misumena vatia (Click to view)
Superfamily 18 illustrated subtaxa 23 ident. refs
Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 11 illustrated subtaxa 13 ident. refs
Female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 5 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Female - dorsal view - wings apart (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 32 illustrated subtaxa 38 ident. refs
Female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 26 illustrated subtaxa 20 ident. refs
Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 4 illustrated subtaxa 5 ident. refs
Adult - dorsal view (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 58 illustrated subtaxa 60 ident. refs
Male - dorsal view (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 35 illustrated subtaxa 15 ident. refs
Female - dorsal view (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 19 illustrated subtaxa 20 ident. refs
Ventral - wing apart (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view - close-up (Click to view)Female - dorsal view - wings apart (Click to view)Female - dorsal view - wings apart (Click to view)
Superfamily 62 illustrated subtaxa 47 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Unidentified
Taxonomic hierarchy:
Section Acalyptratae (acalypterate flies)
InfraorderMuscomorpha (hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
SuborderBRACHYCERA (short-horned flies)
OrderDIPTERA (two-winged flies)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 300 general literature references relevant to Acalyptratae (acalypterate flies)

Acalyptratae (acalypterate flies) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1,816 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Acalyptratae (acalypterate flies)
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