Therevidae


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Therevidae

[thə′rev·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The stiletto flies, a family of orthorrhaphous dipteran insects in the series Brachycera.
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The family Therevidae Newman, 1834 is distributed world-wide (with the exception of Antarctica), with more than 1000 described species in about 130 genera.
Irwin for initiating the PEET Therevidae grant, which allowed me to study these flies and to meet Brian Stuckenberg.
A new dipterous genus belonging to the Therevidae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 6: 187-188.
Baltic amber Therevidae and Apsilocephalidae (Diptera).
The subfamily Xestomyzinae (Diptera: Therevidae) new to Madagascar, with the description of four new species.
A new remarkable Xestomyzinae (Insecta, Diptera, Therevidae) genus from Mexican Amber.
Los bombilidos pertenecen a la superfamilia Bombylioidea y estan relacionados con las familias Asilidae y los Therevidae (Evenhuis 2008).
The Tabi site, however, yielded eight additional families: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.
Eight families were found at Tabi, but not at Kiuic: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.
The families of Phoridae, Heleomyzidae, Bibionidae, Scatopsidae, Scenopinidae, and Mydidae which were found at the Kiuic site, are fairly general, as are the families of Sarcophagidae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, and Calliphoridae which were found within the Tabi site.
The Tabi site, however, reported 8 additional families: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.