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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Asilidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Asilidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Afghanistan Species List, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Entomology, NMNH Entomology, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Egypt Species List, Diptera of Central America, University of Alberta Museums, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, Afghanistan Species List, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Austria Species List, Australia Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Djibouti Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Estonia Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Fiji Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, Gambia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, India Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Lesotho Species List, Liberia Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Nigeria Species List, Norway Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Russia Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Serbia Species List, Seychelles Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Somalia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, Uganda Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Yemen Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, English Channel Species List, Gulf of Bothnia Species List, Gulf of Finland Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, North Sea Species List, Skagerrak Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List

Alternative Names

? borealis James, 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? florissantina Cockerell, 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hypogaea Cockerell, 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? klebsi Meunier, 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pilipes Loew, 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? praecursor James, 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tarsalis Statz, 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acanthopleura Engel 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acurana Walker 1851
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aireina Frey 1934
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alipiolaphria Carrera 1953
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Allocotosia Schiner 1866
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Allomachimus Bequaert 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Amphiscolops Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anisopogon Loew 1874
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anisosis Hermann 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aphistima
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aphractia Artigas, Papavero & Serra 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aplestrobroma
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aporema Becker 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Araucopogon Artigas & Papavero 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Arthriticopus Enderlein 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Artigasus Özdikmen 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Asicya Lynch Arribálzaga 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Asilinae Latreille 1802
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Asiloephesus Lehr 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Astiptomyia Londt 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Astylium Rondani 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Astylum Kertész 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Atomosiella Wilcox 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Automolina Hermann 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bisapoclea Becker 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Blacodes Loew 1874
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bombomima Enderlein 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brazilogaster Özdikmen 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Buckellia Curran 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cacodaemon Schiner 1866
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cacodaemonides Strand 1928
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Carebaricus Artigas & Papavero 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Caroncoma Londt 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Catonomyia Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Catostola Hull 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cenopogon Wulp 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ceratotaenia Lynch Arribálzaga 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ceraturgopsis Johnson 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cesagaster Koçak & Kemal 2009
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chalcidimorpha Westwood 1836
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chrysoceria Williston 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cinadus Wulp 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clavator Philippi 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cobalomyia Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coelopus Becker 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cryptopogon White 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cylindrophora Philippi 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cymbipyga Artigas, Papavero & da Costa 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cystoprosopa Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dapsilochaetus Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dasythrix Loew 1851
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dasytrix
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Daulopogon Loew 1874
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Didysmachus Lehr 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dioctrodes Coquillett 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Discodamalis Karsch 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dizonias Loew 1866
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dolichodes Macquart 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Doryclus Jaennicke 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dyseris Loew 1857
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dystolmus Lehr 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Echinitropis Martin 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ecoptopus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Elaeotoma Costa 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Elasmocera Rondani 1846
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Elegopogon
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epholkiolaphria Hermann 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epilamyra Becker 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eremisca Zinov'eva 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Etrurus Lehr 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euarmostus Walker 1851
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eupalamus Jaennicke 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Furcilla Martin 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gastrichelius Rondani 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gazunda
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gonypes Latreille 1805
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Halictosoma Rondani 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Haplonota Frey 1934
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heilgmoneura
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hobbyus Bromley 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hullmya Özdikmen 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Irianjaya Koçak & Kemal 2009
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Isopogon Loew 1847
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Itamus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ivettea Artigas & Papavero 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Juxtasilis Londt 2005
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Juxtasilus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Katharmacercus Tomasovic 2014
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kurzenkoiellus Lehr 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lastauronia Carrera 1949
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leleyellus Lehr 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lithoeciscus Bezzi 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lobus Martin 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lochites Schiner 1866
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lochitomyia Brèthes 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Loewiella Williston 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Longibeccus Scarbrough 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lonquimayus Artigas & Papavero 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lophonotus Macquart 1838
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lophurodamalis Hermann 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lophybus Engel 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lycomya Bigot 1857
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lynchia Williston 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Machiremisca Lehr 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Macrocolus Engel 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mallophorina Curran 1934
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Margaritola Hull 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Marikovskia Ler 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Martinella Artigas & Papavero 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Martinia Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Martinofurcilla Özdikmen 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mecynopus Engel 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megametopon Artigas 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megopoda
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Merogymnus Hobby 1933
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Microlaphria
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mimoscolia Enderlein 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Morimna Walker 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Myaptexaria Artigas & Papavero 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nannodioctria Wilcox & Martin 1942
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neodasophrys Ricardo 1920
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neoeristicus Osten-Sacken 1878
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neopogon Bezzi 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neotes Artigas & Papavero 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nesiotes Artigas 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nigrasilus Hine 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Norissia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nusina Curran 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oberon Carrera & Papavero 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oldroydella Özdikmen 2006
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oldroydia Hull 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oldroydiana Lehr 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ommatinus Becker 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ommatomyia Scarbrough & Tomasovic 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Omniablautus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Opopotes Hull 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Orthoneuromyia Williston 1893
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeomolobra Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Panamasilus Curran 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paractenota Engel 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paraloewinella Schumann 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parapogina
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parastichopogon Theodor 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paroxynoton Janssens 1953
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pegolabrus Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Philammosius Rondani 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Philamosius
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Philomachus Karsch 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pholidotus Hermann 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pilica Curran 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pilophoneus Londt 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Podoctria Meigen 1820
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Proctophoroides Artigas & Papavero 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Promachina Bromley 1934
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protodamalis Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protophanes Loew 1860
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseuderemisca Lehr 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Raulcortesia Artigas & Papavero 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Reminasus Lehr 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhabdotoitamus White 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ruzanna Richter 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Saliomima Enderlein 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Saropogina
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sarpoginella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Saucropogon Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scandon Walker 1851
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scylaticodes Artigas & Papavero 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Seabramyia Carrera 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Senoxenricera
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Senoxericera Macquart 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Setopyga
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Shannomyioleptus Carrera 1944
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Smeryngolaphria Jason G. H. Londt 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenoprosopus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Strobilopygius Hull 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tapinostylus Enderlein 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Taurhynchus Artigas & Papavero 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Teretromyia Bigot 1859
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Theodoria Lehr 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Theodoriana Lehr 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tricella Catalano & Dietrich 2017
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tricella Daniels 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichoitamus White 1917
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trypanoides Becker 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tuberconspicus Tomasovic 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tuberculefferia Artigas & Papavero 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Turkiella Lehr 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Turkmenomyia Paramonov 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vespina Clements 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wygodasilus Artigas & Papavero 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wyliea Martin 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xenomyza Wiedemann 1817
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xiphocerus Loew 1847
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ysopogon Bigot 1857
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zygocolon Hull 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Robber Flies
Recognized by Wikidata
robber flies preferred
robber fly
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Arabic

فصيلة العنتر preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

ктыры preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

asílids preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Assílid preferred
Recognized by franpax1 and admin

Dutch; Flemish

roofvliegen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Petokärpäset preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ჯორაბუზისებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Raubfliegen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Rablólégyfélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ムシヒキアブ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Kannada

ಅಸಿಲಿಡೇ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kazakh

Ktırlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Ктырлар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
كتىرلار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Шерчымындар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Musės plėšrūnės preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

грабливи муви preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

അസിലിഡീ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Wónaʼałtéhii preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Rovfluer preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

مگس مرگ‌آور preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Łowikowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Portuguese

Mosca-assassina preferred
Recognized by sclosson and admin

Russian

ктыри preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

grabežnice preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Rovflugor preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tamil

திருட்டு ஈ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Yirtqich pashshalar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Ruồi ăn sâu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Asilidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Diptera
Brachycera
Asiloidea
Asilidae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Diptera
Brachycera
Asiloidea
Asilidae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Diptera
Asilidae (this page)
36007 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
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