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Helcomyzidae

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The Helcomyzidae are a small family of flies in the Acalyptratae. The larvae feed on kelp and other organic matter washed up on shorelines. Species diversity is highest in New Zealand and south temperate South America. They are sometimes allied with the families Dryomyzidae or Coelopidae.[1][2]

Classification

References

  1. ^ Mathis, Wayne N.; Sueyoshi, Masahiro (2011). "World Catalog and Conspectus on the Family Dryomyzidae (Diptera: Schizophora)" (PDF). Myia. 12: 207–233. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  2. ^ McAlpine, D. K. (1998). Family Helcomyzidae in Manual Palaearct. Diptera (Print). 3. pp. 341–344.
  • McAlpine, J. P. (ed.), 1981–89.Manual of Nearctic Diptera. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada Monograph
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Helcomyzidae: Brief Summary

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The Helcomyzidae are a small family of flies in the Acalyptratae. The larvae feed on kelp and other organic matter washed up on shorelines. Species diversity is highest in New Zealand and south temperate South America. They are sometimes allied with the families Dryomyzidae or Coelopidae.

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