The Superfamily Opomyzoidea is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Family (14): Agromyzidae · Anthomyzidae · Asteiidae · Aulacigastridae · Clusiidae · Fergusoninidae · Marginidae · Neminidae · Neurochaetidae · Odiniidae · Opomyzidae · Periscelididae · Teratomyzidae · Xenasteiidae
The family Agromyzidae is commonly referred to as the leaf-miner flies, for the feeding habit of larvae, most of which are leaf miners on various plants. [more]
Asteiidae is a small but widespread family of acalyptrate flies or Diptera. About 130 species in 10 genera have been described worldwide.They are rarely collected. [more]
Aulacigastridae is a very small family of flies known as sap flies. The family used to be included within this family, but was moved by Papp in 1984. [more]
Odiniidae is a small family of flies. There are only 58 described species but there are representatives in all the major biogeographic realms. [more]
Opomyzidae is a family of acalyptrate Diptera. They are generally small, slender, yellow, brown or black colored flies. The larval food plants are grasses, including cereal crops, the adults are mainly found in open habitats. Some species being agricultural pests. [more]
At least 15 species and subspecies belong to the Family Xenasteiidae.
More info about the Family Xenasteiidae may be found here.
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