Family Apsilocephalidae Nagatomi et al. 1991 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Apsilocephalidae

Full reference: A. Nagatomi, T. Saigusa, H. Nagatomi and L. Lyneborg. 1991. Apsilocephalidae, a new family of the orthorrhaphous Brachycera (Insecta, Diptera). Zoological Science 8:579-591

Parent taxon: Asiloidea according to S. Shin et al. 2018

See also Grimaldi 2016, Grimaldi et al. 2011, Hauser and Irwin 2005, Nagatomi et al. 1991, Nagatomi and Yang 1998, Wiegmann et al. 2011, Winterton et al. 2016 and Winterton and Ware 2015

Sister taxa: Asilidae, Myanmyia, Mydidae, Protapioceridae, Scenopinidae, Therevidae, Mythicomyiidae

Subtaxa: Apsilocephala Burmapsilocephala Irwinimyia Kumaromyia Myanmarpsilocephala

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Type: Apsilocephala

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Poland (1 collection), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Colorado)

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (3)

Total: 6 collections including 8 occurrences

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