deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Asiloid Flies
deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

Sample of Asiloid Flies

The Nemestrinidae of the Miocene of Florissant, Colordo, and their relations to the recent fauna

The Nemestrinidae of the Miocene of Florissant, Colordo, and their relations to the recent fauna
Journal Article
1936
Bequaert, JC, Carpenter, FM
Journal of Paleontology
10
395–409
fossil, Mydidae

The characteristics and classification of the living representatives of the insect family Nemestrinidae are briefly described, and the five fossil species from Florissant, Colorado, are treated in detail. The fossil forms are so close to living forms that it may be said that no evolution has taken place since the Miocene.