Apsilocephalidae

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Apsilocephalidae is a family of flies in the superfamily Asiloidea. The family was proposed in 1991 as a close relative (sister group) of Therevidae distinguishable by genitalic characters. The family contains three extant genera and four extinct genera described from the fossil record..

Genera

These six genera belong to the family Apsilocephalidae:

The Burmese amber genus Kuhwahldyia described in 2019 is suggested to be a relative of the family.[6]

Therevoid clade

Therevoid clade

Apsilocephalidae

     

Evocoidae

     

Scenopinidae

   

Therevidae

       

References

  1. ^ "ITIS, Integrated Taxonomic Information System". Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  2. ^ a b c "Browse Apsilocephalidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Apsilocephalidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  4. ^ "Apsilocephalidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  5. ^ a b Zhang, Q.; Li, X.; Xu, B.; Zhu, Y.; Lu, R.; Wang, B.; Yeates, D. K. (2018). "Two new genera of Apsilocephalidae from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber". Cretaceous Research. 84: 525–532. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2017.11.026. hdl:1885/139188.
  6. ^ Mónica M. Solórzano Kraemer; Jeffrey M. Cumming (2019). "New genera of brachyceran flies (Diptera: Xylomyidae and Apsilocephalidae sensu auctorum) from mid-Cretaceous Hukawng Valley Burmese amber". Palaeoentomology. 2 (3): 251–261. doi:10.11646/palaeoentomology.2.3.10.
  • Nagatomi, A.; Saigusa, Toyohei; Nagatomi, Hisako & Lyneborg, L. (1991): Apsilocephalidae, a new family of orthorrhaphous Brachycera (Insecta, Diptera). Zoological Science (Tokyo) 8(3): 579-591.
  • Nagatomi, A.; Saigusa, T.; Nagatomi, H. & Lyneborg, L.. 1991. The systematic position of the Apsilocephalidae, Rhagionempididae, Protempididae, Hilarimorphidae, Vermileonidae and some genera of Bombyliidae (Insecta, Diptera). Zool. Science 8:593-607.
  • The genitalia of the Apsilocephalidae (Diptera). Japanese Journal of Entomology. 59. 409-423.

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Apsilocephalidae: Brief Summary

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Apsilocephalidae is a family of flies in the superfamily Asiloidea. The family was proposed in 1991 as a close relative (sister group) of Therevidae distinguishable by genitalic characters. The family contains three extant genera and four extinct genera described from the fossil record..

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