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Lauxanioidea

Stephen D. Gaimari
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taxon links [up-->]Celyphidae [up-->]Chamaemyiidae [up-->]Eurychoromyiidae [up-->]Lauxaniidae [down<--]Schizophora Interpreting the tree
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Tree from McAlpine (1989), Manual of Nearctic Diptera, Volume 3.
Containing group: Schizophora

References

McAlpine, J. F. and D. M. Wood (eds.). 1989. Manual of Nearctic Diptera, Vol. 3. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Monograph 32.

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Scientific Name Neogriphoneura sordida
Location Parkwood, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Patrick Coin
Sex male and female
Life Cycle Stage adult
Size circa 8 mm
Source Collection BugGuide.Net
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Copyright © 2004 Patrick Coin
Scientific Name Celyphidae
Location Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Mr Ball
Source Collection Flickr
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Copyright © 2007 Charles Lam
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Stephen D. Gaimari
California State Collection of Arthropods, California, USA

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Gaimari, Stephen D. 2004. Lauxanioidea. Version 01 January 2004 (temporary). http://tolweb.org/Lauxanioidea/10537/2004.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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