10. Subclass Pterygota, Division Endopterygota, Order Diptera (True Flies) – c. 120,000 Described Species

  1. H. F. van Emden

Published Online: 11 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch10

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

How to Cite

van Emden, H. F. (2013) Subclass Pterygota, Division Endopterygota, Order Diptera (True Flies) – c. 120,000 Described Species, in Handbook of Agricultural Entomology, John Wiley & Sons., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch10

Author Information

  1. School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659137

Online ISBN: 9781118469347

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Keywords:

  • Endopterygota, Order Diptera (true flies);
  • Diptera, true flies/two-winged (Di-ptera);
  • thorax in flight, adult Diptera evolution;
  • Nemato-cera ‘thread-horns’;
  • Family Tipulidae (crane flies);
  • Cecidomyiids, delicate flies/long antennae;
  • Chironomidae (non-biting midges);
  • Mycetophilidae (fungus gnats);
  • Pupipara (louse flies, keds);
  • Nycteribiidae, parasitic on bats

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Suborder Nematocera

  • Suborder Brachycera

  • Suborder Cyclorrhapha