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PIPUNCULIDAE (big-headed flies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

CHALARINAE (a subfamily of big-headed flies) Subfamily 2 subtaxa  
Chalarus Walker, 1834 (a genus of big-headed flies) Genus   1 ident refs
Verrallia aucta (FallĂ©n, 1817) (a big-headed fly) Species   1 ident refs
PIPUNCULINAE (a subfamily of big-headed flies)
Cephalops (a genus of big-headed flies), eg: Cephalops varipes (a big-headed fly) - Female - dorsal view Clistoabdominalis ruralis (a big-headed fly), eg: Clistoabdominalis ruralis (a big-headed fly) - Male - dorsal view Pipunculus (a genus of big-headed flies), eg: Pipunculus fonsecai (a big-headed fly) - Female - dorsal view
Subfamily 5 subtaxa 8 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Ackland, D.M., 2002 Test keys to British Eudorylini (including figures of the male and female genitalia)
Coe, R.L., 1966 Pipunculidae

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 3 general literature references to PIPUNCULIDAE (big-headed flies)

PIPUNCULIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
(true insects)
(two-winged flies)
(short-horned flies)
(hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
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