Metopina Macquart 1835 (scuttle fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Phoridae

Synonym: Pseudometopina Disney 1994

Parent taxon: Phoridae according to M. M. Solórzano Kraemer 2007

See also Brown 1999 and Grimaldi et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Aenigmatias, Aenigmatiinae, Aenigmatistes, Anevrina, Chaetocnemistoptera, Chaetopleurophora, Conicera, Diplonevra, Dohrniphora, Electrophora, Eophora, Gymnophora, Hypoceridites, Hypocerinae, Jealia, Limulomyia, Megasella, Metopininae, Pararhoptrocera, Paraspiniphora, Phora, Phorinae, Prioriphorinae, Prophora, Pseudaenigmatias, Puliciphora, Sciadocerinae, Spiniphora, Triphleba, Xenotriphleba

Subtaxa: Metopina goeleti

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• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Mexico (5)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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