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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: Philopotinae
Genus: Quasi
Species (1): Q. fisheri

Quasi Gillung & Winterton, 2011: 19

Gender: ?

Type species: Quasi fisheri Gillung & Winterton, 2011, by original designation [and monotypy].
Primary references

Gillung, J.P. & Winterton, S.L. 2011. New genera of philopotine spider flies (Diptera, Acroceridae) with a key to living and fossil genera. ZooKeys 127: 15–27. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.127.1824 Open access. Reference page.

Quasi is a genus of small-headed flies in the family Acroceridae. It contains only one species, Quasi fisheri, known only from Veracruz, Mexico.[1]

The generic name is from the Latin word quasi, referring to the likeness of the species to members of Terphis, a closely related genus. The species is named in honor of Eric Fisher, the collector of the only known specimen of the species.[1]

Gillung, Jéssica P.; Winterton, Shaun L. (2011). "New genera of philopotine spider flies (Diptera, Acroceridae) with a key to living and fossil genera". ZooKeys (127): 15–27. doi:10.3897/zookeys.127.1824. PMC 3175128. PMID 21998545.

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