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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: Muscomorpha
Sectio: Schizophora
Subsectio: Acalyptrata
Superfamilia: Opomyzoidea
Suprafamilia: Asteioinea

Familia: Xenasteiidae
Genera (1): Xenasteia

Grimaldi, D.A. 2009: The Asteioinea of Fiji (Insecta: Diptera: Periscelididae, Asteiidae, Xenasteiidae). American Museum novitates, (3671) DOI: 10.1206/685.1

Xenasteiidae is a family of flies. The flies are smaller than 2 mm long and are identified by the wing venation. The wings have two breaks in the costal vein and M1 is reduced becoming thinner in the medial region and not reaching the wing margin. The alula is well developed with a long fringe.[1]

Hardy, D. Elmo (1980). "Xenasteiidae, a new family of Schizophora (Diptera) from the Pacific and Indian Oceans". Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society. 23 (2): 205–225.

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