Sciomyzoidea

Kelp fly Coelopa vanduzeei, copyright Alice Abela.


Belongs within: Schizophora.
Contains: Conopidae, Sciomyzidae.

The Sciomyzoidea are a group of acalyptrate flies characterised by having the face desclerotised along the vertical midline, and possessing a densely setose frontal vitta.

<==Sciomyzoidea [Helcomyzinae] WT11
    |--+--Natalimyza [Natalimyzidae] WT11
    |  `--Heterocheila [Heterocheilidae] WT11
    |       |--H. buccata [=Oedoparea buccata] S87
    |       `--H. hannai S87
    `--+--Stylogaster [Stylogastrinae] WT11
       |    |--S. biannulata SP87
       |    |--S. malgachensis A71
       |    |--S. neglecta BW09
       |    `--S. stylosus STC10
       `--+--+--+--Pelidnoptera [Phaeomyiidae, Phaeomyiinae] WT11
          |  |  |    `--P. nigripennis WT11
          |  |  `--+--Conopidae WT11
          |  |     `--Sciomyzidae WT11
          |  `--Dryomyzidae [Dryomyzinae] WT11
          |       |--Oedoparena glauca WT11
          |       |--Paractora S87
          |       |--Maorimyia S87
          |       |--Palaeotimia lhoesti S87
          |       |--Prodryomyza electrica S87
          |       `--Dryomyza WT11
          |            |--D. anilis WT11
          |            `--D. flaveola S87
          `--+--+--Huttonina [Huttoninidae, Huttonininae] WT11
             |  |    `--H. glabra WT11
             |  `--Helcomyza [Helcomyzidae] WT11
             |       |--H. mirabilis WT11
             |       `--H. ustulata S87
             `--+--Helosciomyzidae [Helosciomyzinae] WT11
                |    |--Neosciomyza luteipennis WT11
                |    |--Helosciomyza CM91
                |    |--Eurotocus CM91
                |    |--Xenosciomyza CM91
                |    |--Polytocus CM91
                |    `--Sciogriphoneura CM91
                `--Coelopidae [Phycodromidae] WT11
                     |  i. s.: Dasycoelopa australis CM91
                     |         Chaetocoelopa sydneyensis CM91
                     |         Malacomyia V87
                     |         Baeopterus robustus N91
                     |         Icaridion debile KP10
                     |--Lopa WT11 [Lopinae M10]
                     |    `--L. convexa WT11
                     `--Coelopinae M10
                          |--Glumini M10
                          |    |--Gluma nitida KP10
                          |    `--Coelopina anomala M10
                          `--Coelopa [Coelopini] M10
                               |  i. s.: C. allaudi MC13
                               |         C. littoralis O81
                               |         C. stejnegeri M90
                               |--C. (Fucomyia) M10
                               |    |--C. (F.) frigida M10
                               |    `--C. (F.) nebularum M10
                               `--C. (Neocoelopa) vanduzeei M10

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[A71] Askew, R. R. 1971. Parasitic Insects. Heinemann Educational Books: London.

[BW09] Buck, M., N. E. Woodley, A. Borkent, D. M. Wood, T. Pape, J. R. Vockeroth, V. Michelsen & S. A. Marshall. 2009. Key to Diptera families—adults. In: Brown, B. V., A. Borkent, J. M. Cumming, D. M. Wood, N. E. Woodley & M. A. Zumbado (eds) Manual of Central American Diptera vol. 1 pp. 95–156. Ottawa, NRC Research Press.

[CM91] Colless, D. H., & D. K. McAlpine. 1991. Diptera (flies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers 2nd ed. vol. 2 pp. 717–786. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[KP10] Kutty, S. N., T. Pape, B. M. Wiegmann & R. Meier. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of the Calyptratae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) with an emphasis on the superfamily Oestroidea and the position of Mystacinobiidae and McAlpine's fly. Systematic Entomology 35: 614–635.

[MC13] Majer, J. D., S. K. Callan, K. Edwards, N. R. Gunawardene & C. K. Taylor. 2013. Baseline survey of the terrestrial invertebrate fauna of Barrow Island. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 83: 13–112.

[M10] Mathis, W. N. 2010. Coelopidae (kelp flies). In: Brown, B. V., A. Borkent, J. M. Cumming, D. M. Wood, N. E. Woodley & M. A. Zumbado (eds) Manual of Central American Diptera vol. 2 pp. 1013–1016. NRC Research Press: Ottawa.

[M90] McAlpine, J. F. 1990. Insecta: Diptera adults. In: Dindal, D. L. (ed.) Soil Biology Guide pp. 1211–1252. John Wiley & Sones: New York.

[N91] Norris, K. R. 1991. General biology. In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers 2nd ed. vol. 1 pp. 68–108. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[O81] O’Brien, C. O. 1981. A. A. Book of New Zealand Wildlife: A guide to the native and introduced animals of New Zealand. Lansdowne Press: Auckland.

[STC10] Skevington, J. H., F. C. Thompson & S. Camras. 2010. Conopidae (thick-headed flies). In: Brown, B. V., A. Borkent, J. M. Cumming, D. M. Wood, N. E. Woodley & M. A. Zumbado (eds) Manual of Central American Diptera vol. 2 pp. 847–855. NRC Research Press: Ottawa.

[SP87] Smith, K. G. V., & B. V. Peterson. 1987. Conopidae. In: McAlpine, J. F. (ed.) Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 2 pp. 749–756. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada.

[S87] Steyskal, G. C. 1987. Dryomyzidae. In: McAlpine, J. F. (ed.) Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 2 pp. 923–926. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada.

[V87] Vockeroth, J. R. 1987. Coelopidae. In: McAlpine, J. F. (ed.) Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 2 pp. 919–922. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada.

[WT11] Wiegmann, B. M., M. D. Trautwein, I. S. Winkler, N. B. Barr, J.-W. Kim, C. Lambkin, M. A. Bertone, B. K. Cassel, K. M. Bayless, A. M. Heimberg, B. M. Wheeler, K. J. Peterson, T. Pape, B. J. Sinclair, J. H. Skevington, V. Blagoderov, J. Caravas, S. N. Kutty, U. Schmidt-Ott, G. E. Kampmeier, F. C. Thompson, D. A. Grimaldi, A. T. Beckenbach, G. W. Courtney, M. Friedrich, R. Meier & D. K. Yeates. 2011. Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 108 (14): 5690–5695.

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