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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: Diptera
Subordo: Brachycera
Infraordo: Muscomorpha
Sectio: Schizophora
Subsectio: Acalyptrata
Superfamilia: Ephydroidea

Familia: Mormotomyiidae
Genera (1): Mormotomyia
Name

Mormotomyiidae Austen, 1936
Original status: valid familia
Type genus: Mormotomyia Austen, 1936
Stem: Mormotomyi-
Incorrect original spelling: Mormotomyidae

References

Austen, E.E. 1936: A remarkable semi-apterous fly (Diptera) found in a cave in East Africa, and representing a new family, genus and species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1936: 425–431. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1936.tb08510.x
Emden, F.I. van 1950: Mormotomyia hirsuta Austen (Diptera) and its systematic position. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London (B), 19(7-8): 121–128. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1950.tb00944.x
Kirk-Spriggs, A.H.; Kotrba, M.; Copeland, R.S. 2011: Further details of the morphology of the enigmatic African fly Mormotomyia hirsuta Austen (Diptera: Mormotomyiidae). African invertebrates, 52(1): 145–165. PDF
Kirk-Spriggs, A.H.; Stuckenberg, B.R. 2009: Afrotropical Diptera - rich savannas, poor rainforests. Pp. 155-196 in Pape, T.; Bickel, D.; Meier, R. (eds.) Diptera diversity: status, challenges and tools. Koninklijke Brill NV. ISBN 90 04 14897 3 PDF

Links

BBC News - Bizarre hairy fly is rediscovered

Vernacular names
中文: 妖蝇科

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