deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Asiloid Flies
deciphering their diversity and evolutionary history

Sample of Asiloid Flies

Notes on the extinct family Protapioceridae, with description of a new species from China (Insecta: Diptera: Asiloidea)

Notes on the extinct family Protapioceridae, with description of a new species from China (Insecta: Diptera: Asiloidea)
Journal Article
2007
Zhang, K, Yang, D, Ren, D
Zootaxa
1530
27–32
fossil, Protapiocera, Protapioceridae

Protapioceridae, which belongs to the superfamily Asiloidea, is an extinct endemic family in China. Until now, only one genus and two species were known from Liaoning Province of Palaearctic China. In the present paper a third species of the small family is reported. A key to the species is presented.

http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2007/zt01530p032.pdf