Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of all genera of Conopidae (Diptera) based on morphological data

@article{Gibson2013PhylogenyAT,
  title={Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of all genera of Conopidae (Diptera) based on morphological data},
  author={J. Gibson and J. Skevington},
  journal={Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={167},
  pages={43-81}
}
All global genera of the fly family Conopidae are revised here. A cladistic analysis of 117 morphological characters recorded from 154 species, including representatives of 59 genera and subgenera, recovers a phylogenetic hypothesis for the family. This hypothesis is used as the basis of a new classification for the family. Both Sicini and Zodionini are removed from Myopinae and elevated to subfamilial status. A new tribe, Thecophorini, is proposed within Myopinae to accommodate Thecophora… Expand

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