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RHINOPHORIDAE (woodlouse-flies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Clemons, L., 2010 Progress with recording the woodlouse-flies (Diptera, Rhinophoridae) of Watsonian Kent
Diptera (flies): https://www.flickr.com/photos/63075200@N07/collections/72157629586945825/ Diptera (flies)
Falk, S., in prep. Test key to British Rhinophoridae
Falk, S., in prep. British blowflies (Calliphoridae) and woodlouse flies (Rhinophoridae)
Herting, B., 1961 Die Fliegen der Palaearktischen Region: vol 216 64e Rhinophorinae
van Emden, F.I.,, 1954 (P97) Diptera: Cyclorrhapha Calyptrata (I) Sect (a) Tachinidae and Calliphoridae

Generic key

Pape, T., 1998 Manual of Palaearctic Diptera Vol 3 - Rhinophoridae

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references to RHINOPHORIDAE (woodlouse-flies)

RHINOPHORIDAE 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)
Muscomorpha
(hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 8 feeding and other relationships of RHINOPHORIDAE (woodlouse-flies)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A small family of small slender black bristly flies. The larvae are mostly parasitoids of woodlice.
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