Taxon profile


fruit flies
Tephritidae Macquart, 1835

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

Scientific synonyms

Ditricha Rondani, 1871
Tephriditae Bigot, 1952
Tephriti Lioy, 1895
Tephritides Saunders, 1841
Tephritidi Bigot, 1886
Tephritidina Lynch, 1881
Tephritisini Aclocque, 1897
Tephrititae Desmarest, 1860
Tephritites Newman, 1834
Tephrititi Lioy, 1864


Functions restricted to taxon Tephritidae


Included taxa

Number of records: 15

subfamily Blepharoneurinae Korneyev, 1994
subfamily Dacinae Loew, 1862
subfamily Phytalmiinae Bigot, 1886
subfamily Tachiniscinae Handlirsch, 1925
subfamily Tephritinae Macquart, 1835
subfamily Trypetidinae Loew, 1861

Unplaced taxa

genus Callachna Aldrich, 1929
genus Gonioxyna Hendel, 1927
genus Machaomyia Hendel, 1914
genus Oxyphora Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 inc.sed.
genus Papuadrama Hancock & Drew, 2005
genus Paroxyna Hendel, 1927
genus Pseudorellia Shiraki, 1933 inc.sed.
genus Stylia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 inc.sed.

Fossil taxa

genus Mioacinia Gentilini & Korneyev, 2006

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Comments - 4


inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

extinct taxon