Phoridae


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Phoridae

[′fȯr·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The hump-backed flies, a family of cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the series Aschiza.
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76 900 Agromizidae 3 Anthomyiidae 1 Calliphoridae 9 Cecidiomyiidae 18 Chironomidae 29 Chloropidae 67 Culicidae 23 Dolichopodidae 4 Empididae 14 Muscidae 286 Mycetophilidae 243 Phoridae 3 Scathophagidae 1 Sciaridae 3 Simuliidae (Simulium sp.
22 Diptera Muscidae Fannia scalaris 25 Hymenoptera Sphecidae * 30 Hymenoptera Vespidae * 30 Hymenoptera Vespidae Vespula maculifrons 30 Coleoptera Curculionidae Diaprepes 30 abbreviates ** Coleoptera Dermestidae Dermestes ater 30 Blattodea Blattidae Periplaneta 30 americana ** Blattodea Blattidae Blatta orientalis ** 30 Blattodea Blattidae * 30 Diptera Muscidae Fannia 37 Diptera Psychodidae * 44 Spring 2010--Raccoon Hymenoptera Formicidae Solenopsis invicta 1-3,11,14 -15,17-18 Diptera Muscidae Hydrotaea leucostoma 2-4,8 Diptera Muscidae Synthesiomyia nudiseta 2-3 Diptera Calliphoridae Phormia regina 3-4,7-11 Diptera Phoridae Megaselia scalaris 3 Diptera Calliphoridae Lucilia coeruleiviridis 4,8 Diptera Ulidiidae Chaetopsis spp.
The Phoridae were sorted from the other reared Diptera by OK and have been identified by RHLD, who describes four new species below.
In his writings and research, Brown focuses on small humpbacked flies called phorids, classified in the Phoridae family, which by current counts includes about 4,000 species.
Entomobryidae was the most prevalent family captured in the baited ramp-pitfall traps comprising 46% of the total captures followed by Phoridae which accounted for another 30% of the specimens.
The Kiuic site also reported 6 additional families: Phoridae, Heleomyzidae, Bibionidae, Scatopsidae, Scenopinidae, and Mydidae.
Most species of Basidiomycete fungi that produce large basidiocarps (mushrooms) serve as hosts for many families of Diptera with mycophagous species (Mycetophilidae, Sciaridae, Drosophilidae, Chloropidae, Phoridae, Cecidomyiidae, Tipulidae, etc.
4 Dixidae 3 Chaoboridae 4 Ceratopogonidae 1 Chironomidae 3 3 Simulidae 11 7 Anisopodidae 1 Bibionidae 10 15 Mycetophilidae 3 Sciaridae 54 94 Stratiomyidae 1 17 Rhagionidae 4 Cecidomyiidae 3 Scatopsidae 2 Asilidae 2 Empidae 7 Dolichopodidae 11 6 Phoridae 10 15 Pipunculidae 3 Otitidae 7 4 Syrphidae 34 36 Sciomyzidae 1 Sepsidae 2 Tephritidae 1 2 Psilidae Lauxaniidae 5 6 Chamaemyiidae 1 1 Piophilidae 1 1 Heliomyzidae 1 1 Chloropidae 18 43 Anthomyzidae 6 Agromyzidae 12 10 Ephydridae 16 10 Milichiidae 2 15 Drosophilidae 9 4 Anthomyiidae 5 4 Muscidae 7 12 Tachinidae 4 5 Calliphoridae 1 2 Sarcophagidae 2 Lepidoptera 0.
Additionally, species of Piophilidae, Phoridae, Stratiomyiidae, Ulidiidae, Sphaeroceridae, Sepsidae, and Syrphidae have been recorded to feed on carcasses and cadavers (Catts & Goff 1992; Vasconcelos et al.
The descriptions and provisional keys below serve to underline our relative ignorance of the taxonomy of Afrotropical Phoridae.
A trove of tiny organisms fossilized in resin, including this Phoridae fly a few millimeters long, is worth its weight in gold, say the paleontologists who found the rare bounty in the western Amazonian basin.
Families of diptera that seem to include mycophagous species are: Drosophilidae, Chloropidae, Phoridae, Mycetophilidae, Sciaridae, Tipulidae, Cecidomyiidae, and Platypezidae.