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Acrocerinae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Diptera
Higher classification  Acroceridae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Scientific name  Acrocerinae
Rank  Subfamily
Acrocerinae
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Acrocerinae is a sub family of Acroceridae. They are small distinctive flies whose larvae are endoparasites of spiders. Adults hunchback-flies visit flowers to feed on nectar.

Systematics

Acrocerinae genera and species:

  • Genus Acrocera Meigen, 1803
  • Acrocera orbiculus (Fabricius, 1787)
  • Genus Ogcodes Latreille, 1796
  • Ogcodes gibbosus (Linnaeus 1758)
  • Ogcodes pallipes Latreille in Olivier, 1812
  • Genus Sphaerops Philippi, 1865
  • Sphaerops appendiculata Philippi, 1865
  • Sphaerops micella Schlinger in Schlinger, Gillung & Borkent, 2013
  • References

    Acrocerinae Wikipedia


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