Taxon profile


stiletto flies
Therevidae Burmeister, 1837

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


Functions restricted to taxon Therevidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

subfamily Agapophytinae Winterton, 2001
subfamily Phycinae
subfamily Therevinae Burmeister, 1837
subfamily Xestomyzinae

Unplaced taxa

genus Apenniverpa Webb, 2005
genus Collessiama Lambkin, 2013
genus Evansomyia Mann, 1928
genus Nanexila Winterton & Irwin, 1999
genus Viriliricta Irwin & Lyneborg, 1981

Fossil taxa

genus Dasystethos Hauser, 2007 inc.sed.
genus Glaesorthactia Hennig, 1967 inc.sed.
genus Helicorhaphe Ksiazkiewicz, 1970 inc.sed.
genus Kroeberiella Hauser, 2007 inc.sed.
genus Palaeopherocera Hauser & Irwin, 2005 inc.sed.

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extinct taxon

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