Apioceridae


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Apioceridae

[‚ap·ē·ō′ser·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of orthorrhaphous dipteran insects in the series Brachycera.
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The genus Tongamya Stuckenberg, 1966 was initially described in Apioceridae, the sister group of Mydidae (Yeates & Irwin 1996; Irwin & Wiegmann 2001; Dikow 2009), but transferred together with Megascelus Philippi, 1865 from Chile and Neorhaphiomidas Norris, 1936 from Australia to the Mydidae by Yeates & Irwin (1996).
A remarkable new genus and species of Apioceridae in South Africa (Diptera).