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Bolitophilidae

Insecta - Diptera - Bolitophilidae

Taxonomy
Bolitophilinae was named by Winnertz (1863). It is extant. Its type is Bolitophila.

It was reranked as the family Bolitophilidae by Kovalev (1986) and Yeates et al. (2007).

It was assigned to Mycetophilidae by Johannsen (1909) and Lewis (1969); to Mycetophiloidea by Kovalev (1986); and to Sciaroidea by Yeates et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1863Bolitophilinae Winnertz
1909Bolitophilinae Johannsen p. 6
1969Bolitophilinae Lewis p. 107
1986Bolitophilidae Kovalev p. 136
2007Bolitophilidae Yeates et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
infraorderBibionomorpha
superfamilySciaroidea
familyBolitophilidae(Winnertz 1863)
familyBolitophilidae(Winnertz 1863)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available