Chloropidae


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Chloropidae

[klȯ′räp·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The chloropid flies, a family of myodarian cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the subsection Acalypteratae.
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1 Chloropidae Apallates dissidens 12 (Tucker) Hippelates plebjus Loew Liohippelates pusio 15 (Loew) Monochaetoscinella 1 sp.
Muscidae were identified by Marcia Couri, Chloropidae by John Ismay and Milichiidae by John Swann.
Families of diptera that seem to include mycophagous species are: Drosophilidae, Chloropidae, Phoridae, Mycetophilidae, Sciaridae, Tipulidae, Cecidomyiidae, and Platypezidae.
1 Syrphidae 4 3 Tephritidae 2 4 Calliphoridae 3 Muscidae 2 8 Sciaridae 8 Dolichopodidae 21 20 Ephydridae 26 2 Lauxaniidae 2 1 Chloropidae 68 21 Chamaemyiidae 1 Agromyzidae 16 3 Drosophilidae 6 1 Stratiomyidae 4 Empididae 1 Phoridae 5 Chironomidae 2 Milichiidae 7 Mycetophilidae 2 Cecidomyiidae 1 Pipunculidae 1 Otitidae 1 Sepsidae 4 Anthomyzidae 13 Trixoscelididae 2 Lepidoptera 0.
These are reported from the dipterous families Celyphidae, Curtonotidae (as Drosophilidae), Chloropidae, Diopsidae, Lauxaniidae, Psilidae, Richardiidae, Tephritidae and various unidentified flies (Balazuc 1980; Lee & Majewski 1986; Rossi & Kotrba 2004; Rossi & Ponziani 2008; Rossi 1986, 1987; Thaxter 1901, 1902, 1917, 1918).
included the herbivorous flies Bibionidae, Chloropidae, and Drosophilidae, each in a different superfamily separate from Tephritidae.
XIX, Diptera: Lonchaeidae, Sapromyzidae, Ephydridae, Chloropidae, Agromyzidae.