Molecular phylogeny of the Calyptratae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) with an emphasis on the superfamily Oestroidea and the position of Mystacinobiidae and McAlpine's fly

@article{Kutty2010MolecularPO,
  title={Molecular phylogeny of the Calyptratae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) with an emphasis on the superfamily Oestroidea and the position of Mystacinobiidae and McAlpine's fly},
  author={Sujatha Narayanan Kutty and Thomas Pape and Brian M. Wiegmann and Rudolf Meier},
  journal={Systematic Entomology},
  year={2010},
  volume={35}
}
The dipteran clade Calyptratae is comprised of approximately 18 000 described species (12% of the known dipteran diversity) and includes well‐known taxa such as houseflies, tsetse flies, blowflies and botflies, which have a close association with humans. However, the phylogenetic relationships within this insect radiation are very poorly understood and controversial. Here we propose a higher‐level phylogenetic hypothesis for the Calyptratae based on an extensive DNA sequence dataset for 11… 

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