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Piophilidae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

Taxonomy

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The Family Piophilidae is a member of the Superfamily Tephritoidea. Here is the complete "parentage" of Piophilidae:

The Family Piophilidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Actenoptera

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Allopiophila

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Ambopogon

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Amphipogon

Amphipogon is a genus of grass in the Poaceae family. [more]

Amurocelsia

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Arctopiophila

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Bocainamyia

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Boreopiophila

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Centrophlebomyia

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Chaetopiophila

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Dasyphlebomyia

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Lasiopiophila

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Liopiophila

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Macrochira

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Mycetaulus

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Neopiophila

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Neottiophilum

Parapiophila

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Piophila

Piophila is a of small two-winged flies which includes the species known as the Cheese fly. As a whole, the genus is often called wine flies; they prefer fermented foodstuffs to deposit their eggs. [more]

Piophilidae

Piophilosoma

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Prochyliza

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Protopiophila

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Protothyreophora

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Pseudoseps

Pygopiophila

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Stearibia

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Thyreophora

The Thyreophora ("shield bearers", often known simply as "armored dinosaurs" - Greek: ???e??, a large oblong shield, like a door and f??e?, I carry) were a subgroup of the ornithischian dinosaurs. They were armored herbivorous dinosaurs, living from the early Jurassic until the end of the Cretaceous. [more]

At least 3 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Thyreophora.

More info about the Genus Thyreophora may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 20:16:01