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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: Aschiza
Superfamilia: Syrphoidea

Familia: Pipunculidae
Subfamilia: Nephrocerinae
Genus: Nephrocerus
Species (19): N. acanthostylus – N. atrapilus – N. auritus – N. corpulentus – N. daeckei – N. fatalis – N. flavicornis – N. flexus – N. grandis – N. japonicus – N. lapponicus – N. nevskajae – N. paektusanensis – N. scutellatus – N. slossonae – N. spineus – N. woodi – N. zaitzevi – †N. oligocenicus

Nephrocerus Zetterstedt, 1837


Koenig, D.P.; Young, C.W. 2007: First observation of parasitic relations between big-headed flies, Nephrocerus Zetterstedt (Diptera: Pipunculidae) and crane flies, Tipula Linnaeus (Diptera: Tupulidae: Tipulinae), with larval and puparial descriptions for the genus Nephrocerus. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 109(1): 52–65. Internet Archive BHL PDF
Skevington, J.H. 2005: Revision of Nearctic Nephrocerus Zetterstedt (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Zootaxa, 977: 1–36. Abstract & excerpt PDF


Nomenclator Zoologicus
Skevington, Jeff. 2005. Nephrocerus. Version 02 November 2005 (under construction). in The Tree of Life Web Project,

Nephrocerus is a genus of flies belonging to the family Pipunculidae.[1]

The species of this genus are found in Europe and Northern America.[1]


Nephrocerus acanthostylus Skevington, 2005
Nephrocerus atrapilus Skevington, 2005
Nephrocerus auritus Xu & Yang, 1997
Nephrocerus corpulentus Skevington, 2005


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