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  • ---. 1991a. Revision of the Australian Bee Fly Genus Aleucosia Edwards (Diptera: Bombyliidae). Invert. Taxon. 5: 133-209.
  • ---. 1991b. Revision of the Australian bee fly genus Comptosia (Diptera: Bombyliidae). Invert. Taxon. 5: 1023-1178.
  • ---. 1992. Contribution to the phylogeny and systematics of the superfamily Bombylioidea (Diptera). Entomol. Rev. 71: 94-114.
  • ---. 1992. Towards a monophyletic Bombyliidae (Diptera): the removal of the Proratinae (Diptera: Scenopinidae). Am. Mus. Nov. 3051: 1-30.
  • ---. 1993. Review and phylogenetics of the Antoniinae of Australasia (Diptera: Bombyliidae). Bishop Mus. Occ. Pap. 33: 1-21.
  • Andersson, H. 1974. Studies on the myrmecophilous fly, Glabellula arctica (Zett.)(Diptera, Bombyliidae). Entomol. Scand. 5: 29-38.
  • Armstrong, J. A. 1979. Biotic pollination mechanisms in the Australian flora- a review. N.Z. J. Bot. 17: 467-508.
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  • Evenhuis, N. L. 1990. Systematics and evolution of the genera in the subfamilies Usiinae and Phthiriinae (Diptera: Bombyliidae) of the world. E.J. Brill/Scandinavian Science Press Ltd and Bishop Museum Press, Leiden and Honolulu.
  • Evenhuis, N. L. and Greathead, D. J. 1999. World Catalog of bee flies (Diptera: Bombyliidae). Backhuys Publishers Leiden.
  • Exoprosopini (Diptera: Bombyliidae). Invertebrate Systematics 17: 735-891.
  • Grimaldi, D. 1988. Bee flies and bluets: Bombylius (Diptera: Bombyliidae) flower constraint on the distylous species, Hedyotis caerulea (Rubiaceae) and the manner of foraging. J. Nat. Hist. 22: 1-10.
  • Heard, T. A., V. Vithanage, and E. K. Chacko. 1990. Pollination biology of cashew in the Northern Territory of Australia. Aust. J. Ag. Res. 41: 1101-1114.
  • Hennig, W. 1973. Diptera (Zweiflügler). Pages 337 in J.-G. Helmcke, D. Starck and H. Wermuth, eds., Handbuch der Zoologie. IV Band. 2 Hälfte: Insecta. 2 Teil: Spezielles. 31. Walter De Gruyter, Berlin.
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  • Hull, F. M. 1973. Bee flies of the world. The genera of the family Bombyliidae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 286. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.
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  • Mühlenberg, M. 1970. Besonderheiten im Bau der Receptacula seminis von parasitischen Fliegen (Dipera, Bombyliidae). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Anat. Ontog. Tiere. 87: 471-479.
  • Nelson, G.J. 1974. Classification as an expression of phylogenetic relationships. Systematic Zoology. 22: 344-359.
  • Price, P.W. 1980. Evolutionary biology of parasites. Princeton University Press, Princeton.
  • Theodor, O. 1976. On the structure of the spermathecae and aedeagus in the Asilidae and their importance in the systematics of the family. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem.
  • Woodley, N. E. 1989. Phylogeny and classification of the "Orthorrhaphous" Brachycera. Pages 1371-1395 in J. F. McAlpine and D. M. Wood, eds., Manual of Nearctic Diptera. Volume 3. Research Branch Agriculture Monograph No. 32. Canadian Government Publishing Centre, Hull.
  • Yeates, D. K. 1988. Revision of the Australian genus Oncodosia Edwards (Diptera: Bombyliidae). Syst. Ent. 13: 503-520.
  • Yeates, D. K., 1994. Cladistics and classification of the Bombyliidae (Diptera: Asiloidea). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 219: 1-191.
  • Yeates, D. K., and M. E. Irwin. 1992. Three new species of Heterotropus Loew (Diptera: Bombyliidae) from South Africa with descriptions of the immature stages and a discussion of the phylogenetic placement of the genus. Am. Mus. Nov. 3036: 1-25.
  • Yeates, D.K. and Greathead, D. 1997. The evolutionary pattern of host use in the Bombyliidae: a diverse family of parasitoid flies.
  • Yeates, D.K. and Lambkin, C.L. 1998. Review of the tribe Anthracini (Diptera: Bombyliidae) in Australia including the description of Thraxan
  • Zaytsev, V. F. 1986. Comparative morphological review of the thoracic sclerites in Diptera of the superfamily Bombylioidea. Entomol. Rev. 65: 39-59.
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