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  • A. Bertsch, Blüten-lockende Signale. Ravensburg: Otto Maier Verlag, 1975, p. 143 pp.
  • A. Floren, “Diversity and distribution of Diptera in the canopy of primary and disturbed SE-Asian lowland rain forests”, Studia Dipterologica, vol. 10, pp. 367-379, 2003.
  • A. S. Abd El-Halim, A. A. Mostafa, and K. A. M. Allam, “Dipterous flies species and their densities in fourteen Egyptian Governorates”, Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology, vol. 35, pp. 351-362, 2005.
  • A. S. Abd El-Halim, S. M. Gadalla, and H. El-Hamouly, “Prevalence of dipterous flies associated with human and animal diseases in Al-Obour and 6th October wholesale markets, Egypt”, Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology, vol. 34, pp. 459-470, 2004.
  • B. M. Wiegmann et al., “Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, pp. 1-6, 2011.
  • C. W. Sabrosky, Family Milichiidae, vol. 75. Sao Paulo, Brazil: Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, 1973, p. 12 pp.
  • C. W. Sabrosky, Family-group names in Diptera. An annotated catalog. Leiden: Backhuys Publishers, 1999, pp. 3-360.
  • C. W. Sabrosky, “A revision of the genus Pholeomyia in North America (Diptera: Milichiidae)”, Annals of the Entomological Society of America, vol. 52, pp. 316-331, 1959.
  • C. W. Sabrosky, “Chapter 79. Milichiidae”, in Manual of Nearctic Diptera, vol. 2, J. F. McAlpine, B. V. Peterson, G. E. Shewell, H. J. Teskey, J. R. Vockeroth, and D. M. Wood Ottawa: Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, 1987, pp. 903-908.
  • C. W. Sabrosky, “Chapter 79. Milichiidae”, in Manual of Nearctic Diptera, vol. 2, J. F. McAlpine, B. V. Peterson, G. E. Shewell, H. J. Teskey, J. R. Vockeroth, and D. M. Wood Ottawa: Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, 1987, pp. 903-908.
  • D. Teschner, “Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Fauna eines Müllplatzes in Hamburg. 6. Die Fliegen eines Hamburger Müllplatzes”, Entomologische Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Staatsinstitut und Zoologischen Museum Hamburg, vol. 35, pp. 189-204, 1961.
  • F. Hendel, “Neue und interessante Dipteren aus dem kaiserlichen Museum in Wien”, Wiener entomologische Zeitung, vol. 26, pp. 223-245, 1 pl., 1907.
  • F. Walker, “Descriptions, etc., of the Diptera”, in Descriptions, etc., of the insects collected by Captain P. P. King R. N., F. R. S., in the survey of the Straits of Magellan, J. Curtis, A. H. Haliday, and F. Walker 1836, pp. 331-359.
  • G. Morge, “Beiträge zur Kenntnis von Typen-Exemplaren und wenig bekannten Dipteren-Arten - II”, Beiträge zur Entomologie, vol. 26, pp. 489-530, 1976.
  • H. A. Dawah and M. A. Abdullah, “New records of some filth flies species (Diptera: Milichiidae) in Southwest Saudi Arabia”, Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, vol. 14, pp. 263-270, 2007.
  • Hilty, J. Editor. 2015. Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers.  World Wide Web electronic publication., version (09/2015) 
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  • I. Brake, “Milichiidae of the Lake Kerkini region in Greece”, 2010. [Online]. Available:
  • I. A. N. Stringer and V. B. Meyer-Rochow, “Attraction of flying insects to light of different wavelength in a Jamaican cave”, Mémoires de Biospeologie, vol. 21, pp. 133-139, 1994.
  • I. S. Winkler, A. Rung, and S. J. Scheffer, “Hennig's orphans revisited: testing morphological hypotheses in the 'Opomyzoidea' (Diptera: Schizophora)”, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 54, pp. 746-762, 2010.
  • J. Mik, “Merkwürdige Beziehungen zwischen Desmometopa m-atrum aus Europa und Agromyza minutissima aus Neu Guinea”, Wiener entomologische Zeitung, vol. 17, pp. 146-151, 1898.
  • J. Rohacek, “Milichiidae”, Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, 2009.
  • J. Thalhammer, “Diptera”, Fauna Regni Hungariae, vol. 3, p. 76 pp, 1 pl, 1899.
  • J. E. Swann, “Milichiidae (milichiid flies)”, in Manual of Central American Diptera, vol. 2, B. V. Brown, A. Borkent, J. M. Cumming, D. M. Wood, N. E. Woodley, and M. A. Zumbado Ottawa: National Research Council of Canada, 2010, pp. 1125-1136.
  • J. G. O. Poinar, The evolutionary history of nematodes - as revealed in stone, amber and mummies. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2011, p. 429 pp.
  • J. W. Meigen, Systematische Beschreibung der bekannten europäischen zweiflügeligen Insekten, vol. 6. Hamm: Schulz, 1830, p. xi + 401 pp.
  • K. Brochu and T. A. Wheeler, “Systematics and ecology of the Nearctic species of Neophyllomyza (Diptera: Milichiidae)”, Canadian Entomologist, vol. 141, pp. 103-111, 2009.
  • K. Kertész, “Verzeichnis einiger, von L. Biró in Neu-Guinea und am Malayischen Archipel gesammelten Dipteren”, Természetrajzi füzetek, vol. 22, pp. 173-195, 1899.
  • K. G. V. Smith, “A manual of forensic entomology”, in A manual of forensic entomology., 1986, pp. 1-205.
  • L. Papp and T. A. Wheeler, “3.28. Family Milichiidae”, in Contributions to a Manual of Palaearctic Diptera, Vol 3: Higher Brachycera, L. Papp and B. Darvas Budapest: Science Herald, 1998, pp. 315-324.
  • L. Papp, “Cavernicolous Diptera of the Geneva Museum”, Revue suisse de zoologie, vol. 89, pp. 7-22, 1982.
  • L. Papp, “Milichiidae and Carnidae (Diptera) from Mongolia”, Acta zoologica Academiae scientiarum hungaricae, vol. 22, pp. 369-387, 1976.
  • L. Papp, “Twenty species of Diptera new to Hungary”, Folia Entomologica Hungarica, vol. 65, pp. 135-144, 2004.
  • M. Bezzi and T. de Stefani-Perez, “Enumerazione dei Ditteri fino ad ora raccolti in Sicilia”, Naturalista siciliano, vol. 1-3, pp. 1-48, 1897.
  • O. A. Shalaby, M. L. deCarvalho, and L. M. Goff, “Comparison of patterns of decomposition in a hanging carcass and a carcass in contact with soil in a xerophytic habitat on the island of Oahu, Hawaii”, Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 45, pp. 1267-1273, 2000.
  • P. G. Strobl, “Die Dipteren von Steiermark”, Mitteilungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Steiermark, vol. 34(1897), pp. 192-298, 1898.
  • P. G. Strobl, “Spanische Dipteren. VI. Theil”, Wiener entomologische Zeitung, vol. 18, pp. 213-229, 1899.
  • R. L. de Mello, P. Fernanda M. Rodrigues, and C. Jose Einic Lamas, “A new species of Leptometopa Becker, 1903 (Diptera, Milichiidae) and an identification key for the Neotropical species of the genus”, Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (Sao Paulo), vol. 47, pp. 369-373, 2007.
  • R. P. McMillan, “Observations on flies of the family Milichiidae cleaning Araneus and Nephila spiders”, Western Australian Naturalist, vol. 13, pp. 96-96, 1976.
  • S. P. Gaponov, Morphology and evolution of flies’ eggs (Diptera) [in Russian]. Voronezh: Voronezh State University, 2003, p. 316 pp.
  • V. A. Krivokhatskii and E. P. Nartshuk, “Flies (Diptera) inhabiting bird nests in the ""Forest on the Vorskla River"" nature reserve (Belgorod Province)”, Éntomologicheskoe obozrenie, vol. 80, pp. 383-397, 2001.
  • V. L. Beschovski, “Review of families Milichiidae and Carnidae from Bulgaria (Insecta: Diptera)”, Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, vol. 56, pp. 129-135, 2004.


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