Family Sciomyzidae Fallen 1820 (snail-killing fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Sciomyzidae

Parent taxon: Sciomyzoidea according to B. M. Wiegmann et al. 2011

See also Carpenter 1992 and Whalley and Jarzembowski 1985

Sister taxon: Conopidae

Subtaxa: Dominimyza Palaeoheteromyza Phaeomyiinae Salticellinae Sciomyzinae Sepedonites

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Type: Sciomyza

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), France (3)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), the Russian Federation (5), United States (6: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Spain (1)

Total: 18 collections including 30 occurrences

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