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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: Panopinae
Genus: Psilodera
Species: P. affinis – P. aurata – P. bipunctatus – P. confusa – P. fasciata – P. hessei – P. natalensis – P. nhluzane – P. orbifer – P. pallidiventris – P. valida

Psilodera Gray, 1832: 779

Type species: Psilodera capensis Gray, 1832 [= Cyrtus bipunctatus Wiedemann, 1819], by monotypy.

Mesocera Macquart, 1838: 173 [1839: 282]
Type species: Mesocera flavicornis Macquart, 1838 [= Cyrtus bipunctatus Wiedemann, 1819], by monotypy.


Evenhuis, N.L., Pape, T. & Pont, A.C. 2016. Nomenclatural Studies Toward a World List of Diptera Genus:-Group Names. Part V: Pierre-Justin-Marie Macquart. Zootaxa 4172(1): 1–211. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4172.1.1 Open access. Full article (PDF) ISBN 978-1-77557-528-3 (paperback); ISBN 978-1-77557-529-0 (Online edition) Reference page.
Gray, G.R., 1832. In Griffith, E. The Animal Kingdom Arranged In Conformity With Its Organization, By The Baron Cuvier 14: 140 pls; 15: pp 1–796. Text BHL plates BHL Reference page.
Schlinger, E.I. 1960. Additional notes on the South African Acrocerid fauna, with descriptions of new species of Acrocera Meigen and Psilodera Gray (Diptera). Annals of the Natal Museum 15(3): 57–67. PDF.
Schlinger, E.I. 1972. New east Asian and American genera of the “Cyrtus-Opsebius” branch of the Acroceridae (Diptera). Pacific insects 14(2): 409–428. PDF


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