The Asiloidea comprise a very large superfamily insects in the order Diptera, the true flies.
Bidens laevis is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names larger bur-marigold and smooth beggarticks.
The Bombyliidae are a family of flies.
The Brachycera are a suborder of the order Diptera.
Cyclorrhapha is an unranked taxon within the infraorder Muscomorpha.
The Empidoidea are a large monophyletic superfamily of true flies, the sister taxon to the Muscomorpha (.
A larva (plural: larvae) is a distinct juvenile form many animals undergo before metamorphosis into adults.
Lepidophora is a genus of bee flies in the family Bombyliidae.
The Brachyceran infraorder Muscomorpha is a large and diverse group of flies, containing the bulk of the Brachycera, and, most of the known flies.
The Nemestrinoidea are a small, monophyletic superfamily of flies, whose relationship to the remaining Brachycera is uncertain; they are sometimes grouped with the Tabanomorpha rather than the Asilomorpha.
In taxonomy, a group is paraphyletic if it consists of the group's last common ancestor and all descendants of that ancestor excluding a few—typically only one or two—monophyletic subgroups.
A sister group or sister taxon is a phylogenetic term denoting the closest relatives of another given unit in an evolutionary tree.
The Tree of Life Web Project is an Internet project providing information about the diversity and phylogeny of life on Earth.