Nemestrinidae


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Nemestrinidae

[¦nem·ə¦strin·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The hairy flies, a family of dipteran insects in the series Brachycera of the suborder Orthorrhapha.
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Moegistorhynchus Macquart, 1840 is an endemic genus of Nemestrinidae known only from the west coast of South Africa (Western and Northern Cape Provinces), and includes four described species (Bowden 1980; Barraclough 2006), and at least two additional new species from montane areas in the southern part of its range (Barraclough 2006).
Stuckenberg is acknowledged for providing literature and for encouraging research into the South African Nemestrinidae.