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  • A. Grayson, “A few additions to the Yorkshire Diptera list”, Yorkshire Naturalists Union Bulletin, vol. 52, p. 36, 2009.
  • Attenborough, David. 1979. Life on Earth. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company. 319 p.
  • Brunetti, E. (1923). Diptera. Pipunculidae, Syrphidae, Conopidae, Oestridae.. Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. 3, 424. London: Taylor Francis.
  • Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca. 2002. Invertebrates, Second Edition. xx + 936
  • D. K. Yeates, “Groundplans and exemplars: Paths to the tree of life”, Cladistics, vol. 11, pp. 343-357, 1995.
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  • I. Brake, “The Carnidae from 'De Kaaistoep', The Netherlands”, 2011. [Online]. Available:
  • J. F. McAlpine, “Morphology and terminology – adults”, in Manual of Nearctic Diptera, vol. 1, J. F. McAlpine, B. V. Peterson, G. E. Shewell, H. J. Teskey, J. R. Vockeroth, and D. M. Wood Ottawa: Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, 1981, pp. 9-63.
  • K. G. V. Smith and R. G. Davies, “Gland-like abdominal structures of possible epigamic function in the Diptera”, Nature, vol. 207, pp. 321-322, 1965.
  • O. Dumčius and S. Pakalniškis, “New for Lithuania Diptera species found in 1993-2004”, New and Rare for Lithuania Insect Species Records and Descriptions, vol. 16, pp. 53-61, 2004.
  • P. A. Ler, “Key to the insects of Russian Far East. Vol. VI. Diptera and Siphonaptera. Pt 3”, in Key to the insects of Russian Far East. Vol. VI. Diptera and Siphonaptera. Pt 3., P. A. Ler 2004, pp. 1-657.
  • WoRMS (2015). Diptera. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at


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