Family Calliphoridae Brauer and von Bergenstamm 1889 (blow fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Calliphoridae

Alternative spelling: Calliphorinae

Full reference: F. Brauer and J. von Bergenstamm. 1889. Die Zweiflügler des Kaiserlichen Museums zu Wien. IV. Vorarbeiten zu einer Monographie der Muscaria Schizometopa (exclusive Anthomyidae). Pars I. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschafte, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe 56:69-180

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

See also Brauer and von Bergenstamm 1889 and Carpenter 1992

Sister taxa: Mesembrinellidae, Oestridae, Sarcophagidae, Tachinidae

Subtaxa: Chrysomya Cochliomyia Protophormia

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Germany (1), Greenland (2), Kenya (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (2: California, Virginia)

• Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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