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The Opetiidae
Opetiidae
or flat-footed flies are members of a family of flies of the Order Diptera.[1] The family contains only five extant species in two genera, Opetia, and Puyehuemyia. the remaining taxa are known only from fossils.

Contents

1 Family description 2 Classification 3 References 4 Images 5 External links

Family description[edit]

wing venation

See [1] Classification[edit] Opetiidae
Opetiidae
was formerly in Platypezidae.

†Lithopetia Zhang, 1987[2]

†Lithopetia hirsuta Zhang, 1987[2]

Opetia Meigen, 1830[3]

Opetia aberrans Shatalkin, 1985[4] Opetia alticola Saigusa, 1963[5] Opetia anomalipennis Saigusa, 1963[5] †Opetia atra Statz, 1940[6] Opetia nigra Meigen, 1830[3]

†Opetiala Coram, Jarzembowski & Mostovski, 2000[7]

†Opetiala shatalkini Coram, Jarzembowski & Mostovski, 2000[7]

†Oppenheimiella Meunier, 1893[8]

†Oppenheimiella baltica Meunier, 1893[8]

†Pseudopetia Zhang, 1987[2]

†Pseudopetia exilis Zhang, 1987[2] †Pseudopetia grandis Zhang, 1987[2]

Puyehuemyia Amorim et al, 2018[9]

Puyehuemyia chandleri Amorim et al, 2018 [9]

References[edit]

^ a b Chandler, P.J. (2001). Flat-Footed Flies: ( Diptera
Diptera
Opetiidae
Opetiidae
and Platypezidae) of Europe (Print)format= requires url= (help) (Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 36 ed.). Brill Academic Pub. pp. 1–278. ISBN 9004120238.  ^ a b c d e Zhang, J.-F. (1987). "Four new genera of Platypezidae". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 26: 595–603.  ^ a b Meigen, J. W. (1830). "Systematische Beschreibung der bekannten europaischen zweiflugeligen Insekten". Sechster Theil. Schulz, Hamm.: xi + 401 +[3].  ^ Shatalkin, A. I. (1985). "A survey of Platypezidae
Platypezidae
(Diptera) of the USSR fauna". Sbornik Trud. zool. Muz. MGU. 23: 69–136.  ^ a b Saigusa, T. (1963). "Systematic studies of Japanese Platypezidae. I. Genus Opetia Meigen.". Sieboldia. 3: 105–108.  ^ Statz, G. (1940). "Neue Dipteren ( Brachycera
Brachycera
et Cyclorrhapha) aus dem Oberoligozan von Rott". Palaeontographica (A). 91: 120–174, pl. 19–27.  ^ a b Coram, R.; Jarzembowski, E. A.; Mostovski, M. B. (2000). "Two rare eremoneuran flies (Diptera: Empididae
Empididae
and Opetiidae) from the Purbeck Limestone group". Paleontol. J. (suppl.). 34: 370–373.  ^ a b Meunier, F. (1893). "Note sur les Platypezidae
Platypezidae
de l'ambre tertiaire". Bull. Soc. Zool. France. 18: 230–234.  ^ a b Amorim, Dalton de Souza.; Silva, Vera Cristina.; Brown, Brian Victor. (2018-02-21). "Puyehuemyia chandleri, gen. nov., sp. nov. (Diptera, Opetiidae) : remnant of a Cretaceous biota in Chile. (American Museum novitates, no. 3892)". Home. Retrieved 2018-03-12. 

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Extant Diptera
Diptera
families

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Subclass: Pterygota Infraclass: Neoptera Superorder: Endopterygota

Suborder Nematocera

Axymyiomorpha

Axymyiidae

Culicomorpha

Culicoidea

Dixidae
Dixidae
(meniscus midges) Corethrellidae
Corethrellidae
(frog-biting midges) Chaoboridae
Chaoboridae
(phantom midges) Culicidae (mosquitoes)

Chironomoidea

Thaumaleidae
Thaumaleidae
(solitary midges) Simuliidae (black flies) Ceratopogonidae
Ceratopogonidae
(biting midges) Chironomidae
Chironomidae
(non-biting midges)

Blephariceromorpha

Blephariceridae
Blephariceridae
(net-winged midges) Deuterophlebiidae (mountain midges) Nymphomyiidae

Bibionomorpha

Bibionoidea

Bibionidae
Bibionidae
(march flies, lovebugs)

Anisopodoidea

Anisopodidae
Anisopodidae
(wood gnats)

Sciaroidea (fungus gnats)

Bolitophilidae Diadocidiidae Ditomyiidae Keroplatidae Mycetophilidae Sciaridae
Sciaridae
(dark-winged fungus gnats) Cecidomyiidae
Cecidomyiidae
(gall midges)

Psychodomorpha

Scatopsoidea

Canthyloscelidae Perissommatidae Scatopsidae
Scatopsidae
(minute black scavenger flies, or dung midges)

Psychodoidea

Psychodidae (moth flies)

Ptychopteromorpha

Ptychopteridae
Ptychopteridae
(phantom crane flies) Tanyderidae (primitive crane flies)

Tipulomorpha

Trichoceroidea

Trichoceridae
Trichoceridae
(winter crane flies)

Tipuloidea

Pediciidae
Pediciidae
(hairy-eyed craneflies) Tipulidae (crane flies)

Suborder Brachycera

Asilomorpha

Asiloidea

Apioceridae (flower-loving flies) Apsilocephalidae Apystomyiidae Asilidae
Asilidae
(robber flies) Bombyliidae
Bombyliidae
(bee flies) Evocoidae Hilarimorphidae (hilarimorphid flies) Mydidae (mydas flies) Mythicomyiidae Scenopinidae
Scenopinidae
(window flies) Therevidae
Therevidae
(stiletto flies)

Empidoidea

Atelestidae Hybotidae
Hybotidae
(dance flies) Dolichopodidae
Dolichopodidae
(long-legged flies) Empididae
Empididae
(dagger flies, balloon flies)

Nemestrinoidea

Acroceridae
Acroceridae
(small-headed flies) Nemestrinidae
Nemestrinidae
(tangle-veined flies)

Muscomorpha

Aschiza

Platypezoidea

Phoridae
Phoridae
(scuttle flies, coffin flies, humpbacked flies) Opetiidae
Opetiidae
(flat-footed flies) Ironomyiidae (ironic flies) Lonchopteridae
Lonchopteridae
(spear-winged flies) Platypezidae
Platypezidae
(flat-footed flies)

Syrphoidea

Syrphidae (hoverflies) Pipunculidae
Pipunculidae
(big-headed flies)

Schizophora

Acalyptratae

Conopoidea

Conopidae
Conopidae
(thick-headed flies)

Tephritoidea

Pallopteridae
Pallopteridae
(flutter flies) Piophilidae
Piophilidae
(cheese flies) Platystomatidae
Platystomatidae
(signal flies) Pyrgotidae Richardiidae Tephritidae
Tephritidae
(peacock flies) Ulidiidae
Ulidiidae
(picture-winged flies)

Nerioidea

Cypselosomatidae Micropezidae
Micropezidae
(stilt-legged flies) Neriidae
Neriidae
(cactus flies, banana stalk flies)

Diopsoidea

Diopsidae (stalk-eyed flies) Gobryidae Megamerinidae Nothybidae Psilidae
Psilidae
(rust flies) Somatiidae Strongylophthalmyiidae Syringogastridae Tanypezidae

Sciomyzoidea

Coelopidae
Coelopidae
(kelp flies) Dryomyzidae Helosciomyzidae Ropalomeridae Huttoninidae Heterocheilidae Phaeomyiidae Sepsidae
Sepsidae
(black scavenger flies) Sciomyzidae
Sciomyzidae
(marsh flies)

Sphaeroceroidea

Chyromyidae Heleomyzidae Sphaeroceridae
Sphaeroceridae
(small dung flies) Nannodastiidae

Lauxanioidea

Celyphidae
Celyphidae
(beetle-backed flies) Chamaemyiidae
Chamaemyiidae
(aphid flies) Lauxaniidae

Opomyzoidea

Agromyzidae
Agromyzidae
(leaf miner flies) Anthomyzidae Asteiidae Aulacigastridae (sap flies) Clusiidae
Clusiidae
(lekking, or druid flies) Fergusoninidae Marginidae Neminidae Neurochaetidae (upside-down flies) Odiniidae Opomyzidae Periscelididae Teratomyzidae Xenasteiidae

Ephydroidea

Camillidae Curtonotidae
Curtonotidae
(quasimodo flies) Diastatidae
Diastatidae
(bog flies) Ephydridae
Ephydridae
(shore flies) Drosophilidae
Drosophilidae
(vinegar and fruit flies)

Carnoidea

Acartophthalmidae Australimyzidae Braulidae
Braulidae
(bee lice) Canacidae
Canacidae
(beach flies) Carnidae Chloropidae
Chloropidae
(frit flies) Cryptochaetidae Inbiomyiidae Milichiidae
Milichiidae
(freeloader flies)

Lonchaeoidea

Cryptochetidae Lonchaeidae
Lonchaeidae
(lance flies)

Calyptratae

Muscoidea

Anthomyiidae
Anthomyiidae
(cabbage flies) Fanniidae
Fanniidae
(little house flies) Muscidae
Muscidae
(house flies, stable flies) Scathophagidae
Scathophagidae
(dung flies)

Oestroidea

Calliphoridae
Calliphoridae
(blow-flies: bluebottles, greenbottles) Mystacinobiidae (New Zealand batfly) Oestridae (botflies) Rhinophoridae Sarcophagidae (flesh flies) Tachinidae
Tachinidae
(tachina flies)

Hippoboscoidea

Glossinidae (tsetse flies) Hippoboscidae
Hippoboscidae
(louse flies) Mormotomyiidae
Mormotomyiidae
(frightful hairy fly) Nycteribiidae
Nycteribiidae
(bat flies) Streblidae
Streblidae
(bat flies)

Stratiomyomorpha

Stratiomyoidea

Pantophthalmidae
Pantophthalmidae
(timber flies) Stratiomyidae
Stratiomyidae
(soldier flies) Xylomyidae
Xylomyidae
(wood soldier flies)

Tabanomorpha

Rhagionoidea

Austroleptidae Bolbomyiidae Rhagionidae
Rhagionidae
(snipe flies)

Tabanoidea

Athericidae
Athericidae
(water snipe flies) Oreoleptidae Pelecorhynchidae Tabanidae (horse and deer flies)

Vermileonomorpha

Vermileonoidea

Vermileonidae

Xylophagomorpha

Xylophagoidea

Xylophagidae
Xylophagidae
(awl flies)

List of families of Diptera

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q1649464 EoL: 8979 Fauna Europaea: 10935 Fossilworks: 230362 GBIF: 9500

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