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Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Asilomorpha
Superfamilia: Nemestrinoidea

Familia: Acroceridae
Subfamilia: Cyrtinae
Genus: Holops
Species: H. anarayae – H. cyaneus – H. frauenfeldii – H. grezi – H. pullomen – H. virens

Holops Philippi, 1865: 645

Type species: Holops cyaneus Philippi, 1865, by subsequent designation by González, Elgueta & Ramírez, 2018: 435
Primary references

González, C.R., Elgueta, M. & Ramírez, F. 2018. A catalog of Acroceridae (Diptera) from Chile. Zootaxa 4374(3): 427–440. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4374.3.6 Paywall. ResearchGate Open access. Reference page.
Philippi, R.A. 1865. Aufzählung der chilenischen Dipteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 15: 595–782. BHL. Internet Archive. Reference page.

Additional references

Barahona-Segovia, R.M., Valdés-Guzmán, V. & Pañinao-Monsálvez, L. 2021. Review of Chilean Cyrtinae (Diptera: Acroceridae) with the description of three new species and the first record of Villalus inanis from Argentina. Zoological Studies 60: 35. DOI: 10.6620/ZS.2021.60-35 Open access. Reference page.


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Holops is a genus of small-headed flies in the family Acroceridae.[1] It is endemic to Chile.[2]

The genus includes six species:[2]

Holops anarayae Barahona-Segovia, 2021
Holops cyaneus Philippi, 1865
Holops frauenfeldii Schiner, 1868
Holops grezi Barahona-Segovia, 2021
Holops pullomen Barahona-Segovia, 2021
Holops virens Bigot, 1878


González, Christian R.; Elgueta, Mario; Ramirez, Fransisco (2018). "A catalog of Acroceridae (Diptera) from Chile". Zootaxa. 4374 (3): 427–440. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4374.3.6. PMID 29689809.
Barahona-Segovia, R.M.; Guzmán, V.V.; Pañinao-Monsálvez, L. (2021). "Review of Chilean Cyrtinae (Diptera: Acroceridae) with the description of three new species and the first record of Villalus inanis from Argentina". Zoological Studies. 60: 35. doi:10.6620/ZS.2021.60-35.

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