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Taxon profile

family

blow flies
Calliphoridae Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  superfamily Oestroidea

Scientific synonyms

incl. Angioneurinae Enderlein, 1928
Bengaliidae
Mesembrinellidae
Rhiniidae Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889

Images

Pollenia rudis - Cluster Fly

Pollenia rudis - Cluster Fly

Author: Tomáš Šimek

Lucilia caesar - Green Bottle

Lucilia caesar - Green Bottle, male

Author: Milan Kořínek

Functions restricted to taxon Calliphoridae

Included taxa

Number of records: 28

subfamily Ameniinae Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889
subfamily Aphyssurinae Norris, 1999
subfamily Auchmeromyiinae Patton, 1935
subfamily Calliphorinae Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889
subfamily Chrysomyinae Shannon, 1923
subfamily Helicoboscinae Verves, 1980
subfamily Melanomyinae Townsend, 1919
subfamily Mesembrinellinae Shannon, 1926
subfamily Phumosinae Lehrer, 1970
subfamily Rhiniinae Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889
subfamily Toxotarsinae Shannon, 1926
genus Agoracrites Seguy, 1925
genus Amoenia Bigot, 1885
genus Anchmeromyia Bezzi, 1907
genus Anthracomya Rondani, 1856
genus Apaulina Hall, 1948
genus Avihospita Hendel, 1901
genus Callitrogopsis Townsend, 1935
genus Cretaformia McAlpine, 1970
genus Epiplastocerus Silvestri, 1920
genus Episthetosoma Hollande, Cachon & Vaillant, 1952
genus Gymnostylina Macquart, 1855 d
genus Metallicomyia Röder, 1886 d
genus Paraplastocerus Hollande, Cachon & Vaillant, 1952
genus Plastocerontus Silvestri, 1920
genus Prosthetosoma Silvestri, 1920
genus Termitoloemus Baranov, 1936
genus Tetraplastocerus Silvestri, 1920

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Explanations

extinct taxon

d nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application