Scatopsidae


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Scatopsidae

[skə′täp·sə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The minute black scavenger flies, a family of orthorrhaphous dipteran insects in the series Nematocera.
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En las plantaciones de urapan y eucalipto las familias de dipteros mas abundantes fueron Chironomidae, Ceratopogonidae y Scatopsidae, mientras que en el bosque secundario fueron Tipulidae y Sciaridae.
Amorim & Pires (1996) presented a general area cladogram based on several groups of neotropical dipterans (Ditomyiidae, Sciaridae and Scatopsidae) and monkeys (Callitrichidae).
The Kiuic site also reported 6 additional families: Phoridae, Heleomyzidae, Bibionidae, Scatopsidae, Scenopinidae, and Mydidae.
Six additional families were found at the Kiuic site: Phoridae, Heleomyzidae, Bibionidae, Scatopsidae, Scenopinidae, and Mydidae.