Diagnostic Description

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Small thickly haired flies, with characteristic short and erratic flight. Antenna with 10-14 flagellomeres which are usually pyriform, nodiform, or nearly cylindrical. Wing usually broad, held roof-like or flat over abdomen at rest; longitudinal veins equally developed; crossveins absent or restricted to basal half of wing; C continuing around wing. (Quate & Vockeroth 1981)


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Source: The Diptera Site


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