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The Acalyptratae are a subsection of the Schizophora, commonly referred to as the acalyptrate muscoids (or simply acalyptrates). [1]

77 relations: Acartophthalmidae, Agromyzidae, Anthomyzidae, Asteiidae, Aulacigastridae, Australimyzidae, Braulidae, Calypter, Camillidae, Canacidae, Carnidae, Carnoidea, Celyphidae, Chamaemyiidae, Chloropidae, Chyromyidae, Clusiidae, Coelopidae, Conopidae, Cryptochetidae, Ctenostylidae, Curtonotidae, Cypselosomatidae, Diastatidae, Diopsoidea, Drosophila, Drosophilidae, Dryomyzidae, Ephydridae, Ephydroidea, Fly, Gobryidae, Halteres, Helcomyzidae, Heleomyzidae, Helosciomyzidae, Hematophagy, Heterocheila, Housefly, Justin Pierre Marie Macquart, Lauxaniidae, Lauxanioidea, Lonchaeidae, Lonchaeoidea, Megamerinidae, Micropezidae, Milichiidae, Neriidae, Nerioidea, Nothybidae, ..., Odiniidae, Opomyzidae, Opomyzoidea, Pallopteridae, Periscelididae, Phoridae, Piophilidae, Platystomatidae, Pseudopomyzinae, Psilidae, Pyrgotidae, Richardiidae, Ropalomeridae, Scathophagidae, Schizophora, Sciomyzidae, Sciomyzoidea, Sepsidae, Sphaeroceridae, Sphaeroceroidea, Stalk-eyed fly, Strongylophthalmyiidae, Syringogaster, Tanypezidae, Tephritidae, Tephritoidea, Ulidiidae. Expand index (27 more) »


The Acartophthalmidae are a family of very small (1.0-2.5 mm), dark flies with pubescent arista, placed in the order Diptera.

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The Agromyzidae are a family commonly referred to as the leaf-miner flies, for the feeding habits of their larvae, most of which are leaf miners on various plants.

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The Anthomyzidae are small, slender, yellow to black flies with narrow and elongated wings, which may have distinct markings.

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Asteiidae is a small but widespread family of acalyptrate flies or Diptera.

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Aulacigastridae is a very small family of flies known as sap flies.

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Australimyzidae is a family of flies (Diptera).

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Braulidae, or bee louse, is a family of fly (Diptera) with seven species in two genera, Braula and Megabraula.

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A calypter is either of two posterior lobes of the posterior margin of the forewing of flies between the extreme posterior wing base and the alula, which covers the halteres.

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The Camillidae are a family of flies, or Diptera.

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Canacidae, incorrectly Canaceidae, or beach flies, surf or surge flies, is a family of Diptera.There are 113 species in 12 genera.

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Carnidae, also known as Bird flies or Filth flies, is a family of flies (Diptera).

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Carnoidea are a superfamily of Acalyptratae flies.

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The Celyphidae, commonly known as beetle flies or beetle-backed flies, are a family of flies (order Diptera).

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The Chamaemyiidae are a small family of acalyptrate flies with less than 200 species described worldwide.

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The Chloropidae are a family of flies commonly known as frit flies or grass flies.

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Chyromyidae are small to very small cyclorrhaphous, acalypterate flies (Diptera) currently classified within the Heleomyzoidea by most authors.

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Clusiidae or "druid flies" is a family of small (~ 3.5 mm), thin, yellow to black acalyptrate flies with a characteristic antenna (The second segment of the antennae has a triangular projection over the third segment when viewed from the outside) and with the wing usually partially infuscated.

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The Coelopidae or kelp flies are a family of Acalyptratae flies (order Diptera), they are sometimes also called seaweed flies, though both terms are used for a number of seashore Diptera.

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The Conopidae, usually known as the thick-headed flies, are a family of flies within the Brachycera suborder of Diptera.

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The Cryptochetidae are a small family of tiny flies (generally 2 to 4 mm long).

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The enigmatic fly family Ctenostylidae is a small group of very rare flies formerly included in the family Pyrgotidae (as the subfamily "Lochmostyliinae"); the principal reason for their inclusion in the Pyrgotidae was the absence of ocelli, a feature originally thought to be a unique defining feature ("autapomorphy") of the Pyrgotidae.

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The Curtotonidae or quasimodo flies are a small family of small grey to dark brown humpbacked flies (Diptera) with a worldwide distribution, but with very few species in the Nearctic, Australasian/Oceanian, and Palaearctic regions.

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The Cypselosomatidae are a family of true flies (Diptera) closely related to the Micropezidae.

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Diastatidae are a family of flies, and are in the order Diptera. They occur primarily in the Holarctic Region, but several species are known from the Oriental, Neotropical, and Australasian regions. Members of the family number over 20 described species in three genera. There is an additional fossil genus.

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The Diopsoidea are a small but diverse cosmopolitan superfamily of acalyptrate muscoids, especially prevalent in the tropics.

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Drosophila is a genus of flies, belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called "small fruit flies" or (less frequently) pomace flies, vinegar flies, or wine flies, a reference to the characteristic of many species to linger around overripe or rotting fruit.

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The Drosophilidae are a diverse, cosmopolitan family of flies, which includes fruit flies.

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The Dryomyzidae are a small family of flies ranging from 4–18 mm long, with prominent bristles, and yellow to brown or rust-yellow coloring.

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Ephydridae (shore fly, sometimes brine fly) is a family of insects in the order Diptera.

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The Ephydroidea are a superfamily of muscomorph flies.

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True flies are insects of the order Diptera, the name being derived from the Greek δι- di- "two", and πτερόν pteron "wings".

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The Gobryidae are a family of five species in the genus Gobrya.

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In dipterous insects, halteres (singular halter or haltere) are minute dumbbell-shaped organs which have been modified from hindwings to provide a means of encoding body rotations during flight.

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The Helcomyzidae are a small family of flies in the Acalyptratae.

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The Heleomyzidae are a small family of true flies in the insect order Diptera.

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The Helosciomyzidae are a small family of flies - 9 genera and 22 species.

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Hematophagy (sometimes spelled haematophagy or hematophagia) is the practice by certain animals of feeding on blood (from the Greek words αἷμα haima "blood" and φάγειν phagein "to eat").

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Heterocheila is a genus of acalyptrate true flies (Diptera).

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The housefly (Musca domestica) is a fly of the suborder Cyclorrhapha.

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Justin Pierre Marie Macquart

Pierre-Justin-Marie Macquart (8 April 1776 – 25 November 1855) was a French entomologist specialising in the study of Diptera.

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The Lauxaniidae are a family of acalyptrate flies.

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The Lauxanioidea are a superfamily of flies that includes the two large families, the Lauxaniidae and Chamaemyiidae, and the small family Celyphidae.

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The Lonchaeidae are a family of acalyptrate flies commonly known as lance flies.

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The Lonchaeoidea are a superfamily of generally small or very small black flies with large heads.

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The Megamerinidae are a family of flies (Diptera) with about 11 species in the genera Protexara Yang, Megamerina Rondani, and Texara Walker.

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The Micropezidae are a moderate-sized family of acalyptrate muscoid flies in the insect order Diptera, comprising about 500 species in about 50 genera and five subfamilies worldwide, (except New Zealand and Macquarie Island).

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Milichiidae are a family of flies.

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The Neriidae are a family of true flies (Diptera) closely related to the Micropezidae.

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Nerioidea is a superfamily of Acalyptratae flies.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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The family Nothybidae contains only the genus Nothybus, a group of colorful and elongated flies.

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Odiniidae is a small family of flies.

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Opomyzidae is a family of acalyptrate Diptera.

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The Opomyzoidea are a superfamily of flies.

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Pallopteridae is a family of flies.

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Periscelididae is a family of flies.

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The Phoridae are a family of small, hump-backed flies resembling fruit flies.

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The Piophilidae are a family of "true flies", in the order Diptera.

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The Platystomatidae (signal flies) are a distinctive family of flies (Diptera) in the superfamily Tephritoidea.

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The subfamily Pseudopomyzinae comprises minute to small (1.7-5.5 mm), dark coloured acalyptrate flies; formerly ranked as a family, they have been treated as a subfamily of Cypselosomatidae since 2007.

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The Psilidae are family of flies.

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The Pyrgotidae are an unusual family of flies (Diptera), one of only two families of Cyclorrhapha that lack ocelli.

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The Richardiidae are a family of Diptera in the superfamily Tephritoidea.

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The Ropalomeridae are a family of acalyptrate flies.

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The Scathophagidae are a small family of Muscoidea which are often known as dung flies, although this name is not appropriate except for a few species of the genus Scathophaga which do indeed pass their larval stages in animal dung.

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The Schizophora are a section of true flies containing 78 families, which are collectively referred to as muscoids, although technically the term "muscoid" should be limited to flies in the superfamily Muscoidea; this is an example of informal, historical usage persisting in the vernacular.

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The family Sciomyzidae belongs to the typical flies (Brachycera) of the order Diptera.

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Sciomyzoidea is a superfamily of Acalyptratae flies.

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The Sepsidae are a family of flies, commonly called the black scavenger flies or ensign flies.

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Sphaeroceridae are a family of true flies in the order Diptera, often called small dung flies, lesser dung flies or lesser corpse flies due to their saprophagous habits.

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Sphaeroceroidea is a superfamily of flies.

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Stalk-eyed fly

Stalk-eyed flies are insects of the fly family Diopsidae.

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The Strongylophthalmyiidae are a small family of about 45 species of slender, long-legged flies, the majority of which occur in the Oriental and Australasian regions.

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Syringogaster is a genus of small (4 to 6 mm) ant-mimicking flies with a petiolate abdomen, a long prothorax, a swollen and spiny hind femur, and reduced head size and large eyes.

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The Tanypezidae, known as the “stretched-foot flies”, are small family of acalyptrate Diptera (Schizophora, Brachycera).

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The Tephritidae are one of two fly families referred to as fruit flies, the other family being the Drosophilidae.

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The Tephritoidea are a superfamily of flies.

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The Ulidiidae (formerly Otitidae) or picture-winged flies are a large and diverse cosmopolitan family of flies (Diptera), and as in related families, most species are herbivorous or detritivore.

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2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acalyptratae

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