Family Asilidae Latreille 1802 (robber fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Asilidae

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

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

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Germany (1)

• Miocene of China (3), Croatia (2), the Dominican Republic (3), Germany (3)

• Oligocene of France (4), Germany (3), United States (2: Montana)

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), Germany (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (5), the United Kingdom (1), United States (15: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2), Myanmar (2), United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 51 collections including 75 occurrences

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