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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: Pipunculinae
Tribus: Cephalopsini – Eudorylini – Microcephalopsini – Tomosvaryellini

Genera overview (16 + 1†): Allomethus – Amazunculus – Basileunculus – Cephalops – Cephalosphaera – Claraeola – Claraeosphaera – Clistoabdominalis – Collinias – Dasydorylas – Dorylomorpha – Elmohardyia – Eudorylas – Microcephalops – Pipunculus – Tomosvaryella – †Priabona
Name

Pipunculinae Walker, 1834
References
Primary references

Walker, F. 1834. Monographia Chalciditum. Entomological magazine 2: 148-179. BHL Reference page.

Additional references

Földvári, M. 2013: Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical species of the tribe Eudorylini (Diptera, Pipunculidae). Zootaxa 3656(1): 1–121. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3656.1.1 Reference page.
Marques, D.W.A. & Rafael, J.A. 2015. Elmohardyia Rafael (Diptera, Pipunculidae) from northeastern Brazil: new records and description of new species. Zootaxa 3972(3): 301–327. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3972.3.1 Preview (PDF). Reference page.
Motamedinia, B., Kehlmaier, C., Mokhtari, A., Rakhshani, E. & Gilasian, E. 2017. Discovery of the genus Claraeola Aczél in Iran with the description of two new species (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Zootaxa 4227(4): 563–572. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4227.4.6. Reference page.
Motamedinia, B., Kehlmaier, C., Mokhtari, A., Rakhshani, E. & Gilasian, E. 2017. Erratum: BEHNAM MOTAMEDINIA, CHRISTIAN KEHLMAIER, AZIZOLLAH MOKHTARI, EHSAN RAKHSHANI & EBRAHIM GILASIAN (2017) Discovery of the genus Claraeola Aczél in Iran with the description of two new species (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Zootaxa, 4227 (4): 563–572. Zootaxa 4244(4): 600–600. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4244.4.11. Full article (PDF) Reference page.
Motamedinia, B., Skevington, J.H. & Kelso, S. 2019. Revision of Claraeola (Diptera, Pipunculidae) in the Middle East based on morphology and DNA barcodes. Zookeys, 873: 85–111. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.873.36645 Open access Reference page.

Pipunculinae is a subfamily of big-headed flies (insects in the family Pipunculidae). There are about 9 genera and at least 130 described species in Pipunculinae.[1][2]

Genera

These nine genera belong to the subfamily Pipunculinae:

Allomethus i c g
Cephalops Fallén, 1810 c g b
Cephalosphaera i c g
Dorylomorpha i c g
Elmohardyia Rafael, 1987 c g b
Eudorylas Aczél, 1940 c g b
Nephrocerus i c g
Pipunculus Latreille, 1802 i c g b
Tomosvaryella Aczél, 1939 i c g b

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[3] g = GBIF,[4] b = Bugguide.net[2]
References

"Pipunculinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
"Pipunculinae Subfamily Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
"Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2018-04-23.

"GBIF". Retrieved 2018-04-23.

Further reading

McAlpine, J. F.; Petersen, B. V.; Shewell, G. E.; Teskey, H. J.; Vockeroth, J. R.; Wood, D. M., eds. (1987). Manual of Nearctic Diptera, Volume II. Agriculture Canada, Research Branch. ISBN 978-0-660-10731-8.

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