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Asilomorpha (robber, bee, stiletto, window, dagger, long-legged & spider-parasite flies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Infraorder)

ASILOIDEA (robber & assassin flies, bee flies, stiletto flies & window flies)
ASILIDAE (robber flies, assassin flies), eg: Leptogaster cylindrica (Striped Slender Robberfly) - Adult - dorsal view BOMBYLIIDAE (bee flies), eg: Thyridanthrax fenestratus (Mottled Bee-fly) - On ground - dorsal view THEREVIDAE (stiletto flies), eg: Thereva nobilitata (Common Stiletto) - Dorsal view - wings apart
Superfamily 23 subtaxa 21 ident refs
EMPIDOIDEA (dance flies, dagger flies, long-legged flies)
DOLICHOPODIDAE (long-legged flies), eg: Campsicnemus scambus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view EMPIDIDAE (dance flies, dagger flies), eg: Empis lutea (a dance fly) - Female - dorsal view HYBOTIDAE (a family of flies), eg: Tachydromia arrogans (a dance fly) - Dorsal view
Superfamily 71 subtaxa 51 ident refs
NEMESTRINOIDEA (spider-parasite flies) Superfamily 1 subtaxon  
ACROCERIDAE (spider-parasite flies) Family   3 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Papp, L. & Darvas, B., 1997 Palaearctic Diptera Vol 2: Nematocera and Lower Brachycera

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 32 general literature references to Asilomorpha (robber, bee, stiletto, window, dagger, long-legged & spider-parasite flies)

Asilomorpha may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
BRACHYCERA
(short-horned flies)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 8 feeding and other relationships of Asilomorpha (robber, bee, stiletto, window, dagger, long-legged & spider-parasite flies)

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