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Caribbean Insects
Taxonomic Taxonómica

Diptera (Flies)

Referencias con archivos que se pueden obtener a través del internet (oprima en , file size in MB):

(1.64 MB) Diptera Key. Taxonomic key to the families of Diptera.

(14.0 MB) Alexander, C. P. 1939. New or little-known species of the West Indian Tipulidae (Diptera) IV. J. Agric. Univ. Puerto Rico 23(2): 91-130.

(1.07 MB) Bates, M. 1933. Notes on West Indian Trypetidae (Diptera). Bull. Brooklyn Entomol. Soc. 28(4): 160-172.

(1.09) Brown, B. V. 1999. Re-evaluation of the fossil Phoridae (Diptera). J. Nat. Hist. 33 (10): 1561-1573.

(2.18) Fairchild, G. B. 1980. Tabanidae (Diptera) from the Dominican Republic. Florida Entomologist 63(1): 166-188.

(1.6 MB) Fox, I. 1946. A review of the species of biting midges or Culicoides from the Caribbean region (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 39(2): 248-258.

(3.05 MB) Kröber, O. 1934. Catalogo des Tabanidae da America do Sur e Central, incluindo Mexico e as Antillas. Rev. Ent 4(2): 222-276; (3): 291-333.

(2.47 MB) Kröber, O. 1934 (Part 2)

(0.92 MB) Martinez, M., J. Etienne, A. Abud-Antún and M. Reyes. 1993. Les Agromyzidae de la Republique Dominicaine (Diptera). Bull. Soc. Ent. France 98(2): 165-179.

(1.36 MB) Scarbrough, A. G. and L. V. Knutson. 1989. Asilidae, Bombyliidae, Conopidae and Pipunculidae (Diptera) of Dominica, West Indies. Florida Entomologist 72: 519-537.

Additional references:

Agromyzidae

Frost, S. W.

1931. New species of West Indian Agromyzidae (Diptera). Ent. News 42(3): 72-76.

Martinez, M., J. Etienne, A. Abud-Antún & M. Reyes.

1993. Les Agromyzidae de la Republique Dominicaine (Diptera). Bull. Soc. Ent. France 98(2): 165-179.

Spencer, K. A.

1963. A synopsis of the Neotropical Agromyzidae (Diptera). Trans. R. Ent. Soc. London 115(12): 291­389.

1973. Supplement. Agromyzidae from the Caribbean. Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas 7: 133-205.

Spencer, K. A., M. Martinez & J. Etienne.

1992. Les Agromyzidae (Diptera) de Guadeloupe. Ann. Soc. Ent. France (n. s.) 28(3): 251-302. [ Records de distribución incluyen la Hispaniola]

Asilidae

Bromley, S. W.

1928. New Neotropical Erax in the American Museum of Natural History (Asilidae). Amer. Mus. Novit. 334: 1-5.

Sabrosky, C.

1984. Synopsis of Ommatius Wiedemann (Diptera: Asilidae) from Hispaniola. J. New York Entomol. Soc. 92(2): 131-149.

Scarbrough, A. G.

1984. Four species of Ommatius Wiedemann (Diptera: Asilidae) from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 86(3): 619-629.

1996. The genus Leptogaster (Diptera: Asilidae) from the West Indies. Ent. News 107(4): 193-206.

1997. New and old species of Ommatius (Diptera: Asilidae) from Hispaniola. Insecta Mundi 11(1): 9­

24.

1997. West Indian species of Beameromyia Martin (Diptera: Asilidae). Insecta Mundi 11(3-4): 237-246.

Scarbrough, A. G. & G. O. Poinar, Jr.

1992. Upper Eocene robber flies in the genus Ommatius (Diptera: Asilidae) in Dominican amber. Insecta Mundi 6(1): 13-18.

Bombyliidae

Aldrich, J. M.

1905. A catalog of North American Diptera. Smithson. Misc. Collns. 46: 1-680.

Bigot, J. M. F.

1892. Dipteres nouveaux ou peu connus. 37e partie,

XLVI. Bombylidi (mihi). Ann. Soc. Ent. France 61:321-376.

Curran, C. H.

1928. In. C. H. Curran, C. P. Alexander, C. R. Twinn and E. P. Van Duzee., Scientific Survey of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Diptera. Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 11(1): 1-118.

Evenhuis, N. L.

1982. Catalog of the primary types of Bombyliidae (Diptera) in the entomological collections of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, with designation of lectotypes. Breviora 469: 1-23.

Knab, F.

1915. Some West Indian Diptera. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus 3: 46-50.

Loew, H.

1872. Diptera America Septentrionalis indigena. Centuria decima. Berl. Entomol. Z. 16: 49-115.

Macquart, P. J. M.

1840. Diptères exotiques nouveaux ou peu connus. Vol. 2, pt. 1, pp. 5-135. Paris. [También en Mem. Soc. Sci. Agric. Arts, Lille 1840: 283-413]

Marston, J. L.

1966. A revision of the North and South American species of the cephus group of the genus Anthrax Scopoli (Diptera: Bombyliidae). UMI, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 216 p.

1970. Revision of the New World species of Anthrax (Diptera: Bombyliidae) other than the Anthrax albofasciatus group. Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 43: 1­148.

Osten S., C. R.

1878. Catalogue of the described Diptera of North America. Smithson. Misc. Collns. 16(2): 1-276.

Painter, R. H. & J. C. Hall.

1960. A monograph of the genus Poecilanthrax (Diptera: Bombyliidae). Tech. Bull. Kansas Agric. Exp. Stn. 106: 1-132.

1978. Family Bombyliidae, In: N. Papavero, Ed., A Catalogue of the Diptera of the Americas South of the United States, pp. 38.1 - 38.92. Museo de Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo. São Paulo.

Painter, R. H. & E. M. Painter.

1962. Notes and redescriptions of types of North American Bombyliidae (Diptera) in European museums. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 35: 1-164.

1974. Notes and redescriptions of types of South American Bombyliidae (Diptera) in European and United States museums. Res. Publ. Kansas Agric. Exp. Stn. 168: 1-322.

Scarbrough, A. G. & D. A. Davidson.

1985. Review of the Caribbean Geron Meigen (Diptera: Bombyliidae). J. New York Entomol. Soc. 93(4): 1240-1260.

Schluter, T.

1976. Die wollschweber-gattung Glabellula (Diptera: Bombyliidae) aus dem oligozänen harz der Dominikanischen Republik. Ent. Germ. 2(4): 355­363.

Ceratopogonidae

Borkent, A. and D. A. Craig.

1999. A revision of the Neotropical genus Baeodasymyia Clastrier and Raccurt (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) with a discussion of phylogenetic relationships. Amer. Mus. Novit. 3274: 1-26.

Borkent, A. & W. W. Wirth.

1997. World species of biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 233: 1­257.

Clastrier, J. & C. Raccurt.

1979. Baeodasymia modesta n. g., n. sp. de la Republique d'Haiti (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae). Ann. Parasitol. Hum. Comp. 54(1): 99-104.

1979. Quatre nouveaux Parabezzia de la Republique d'Haiti (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae). Nouv. Rev. Entomol. 9(2): 165-175.

Curran, C. H.

1928. Insects of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Diptera or two-winged flies. Scientific Survey of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, N. Y. Acad. Sci. 11: 1-118. [También contiene records de la Hispaniola]

Delecolle, J.-C., C. P. Raccurt & C. Rebholtz.

1986. Culicoides haitiensis n. sp. et C. borinqueni Fox et Hoffman en Haiti. 1. Etude morphologique (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae). Nouv. Rev. Entomol. 3: 107-115.

Fox, I.

1946. A review of the species of biting midges or Culicoides from the Caribbean region (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 39(2): 248-258.

1948. Hoffmania, a new subgenus in Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.

61: 21-28.

1955. A catalogue of the bloodsucking midges of the Americas (Culicoides, Leptoconops, and Lasiohelea) with keys to the subgenera and Neartic species, a geographic index and bibliography. J. Agric. Univ. Puerto Rico 39(4): 214-285.

Forattini, O. P.

1957. Culicoides da regiao Neotropical (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae). Arquivos da Faculdade de Higiene e Saude Publica da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil 11(2): 159-526.

1962. Entomologia Medica. 1° Volume, Parte Geral, Diptera, Anophelini. Faculdade de Higiene e Saude Publica, Departamento de Parasitologia, São Paulo. 662 pp.

1965. 2° Volume, Culicini: Culex, Aedes e Psorophora. Editora da Universidade de São Paulo. 506 pp.

1965. 3° Volume, Culicini: Haemagogus, Mansonia, Culiseta. Sabethini. Toxorhynchitini. Arboviroses. Filariose bancroftiana. Genetica. Editora da Universidade de São Paulo. 416 pp.

Fox, I. & W. A. Hoffman.

1944. New Neotropical biting sandflies of the genus Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). J. Publ. Health Trop. Med. 20: 108-111.

Perez-Gelabert, D. E. & W. L. Grogan, Jr.

1999. Forcipomyia (Microhelea) tettigonaris (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) parasitizing katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) in the Dominican Republic. Ent. News 110(5): 311-314.

Raccurt, C. P.

1984. Leptoconops (Holoconops) bequaerti (Kieffer, 1925) en Haiti (Diptera, Ceratopo-gonidae). Repartition geographique notes ecologiques et biologiques. Cah. ORSTOM (Entomol. Med. Parasit.) 22(1): 13-18.

Raccurt, C., C. Rebholtz & M. Kremer.

1977. Geographical distribution and ecology of Culicoides in Haiti. Preliminary re-sults. Mosquito News 37: 287.

1979. Gites larvaires nouveaux au atypiques et particularites biologiques de quelques Culicoides en Haiti. Ann. Parasitol. Hum. Comp. 54(2): 256-257. [Resumen]

Rebholtz, C., C. Raccurt, M. Kremer & J. C. Delecolle.

1979. Problemes systematiques poses par certaines especes haitiennes de Culicoides. Ann. Parasitol. Hum. Comp. 54(2): 258. [Resumen]

Spinelli, G. R. & W. W. Wirth.

1984. The Neotropical predaceous midges of the genus Alluaudomyia (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 86(3): 673-702.

1986 [1989]. Las especies Neotropicales del género Bezzia (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) 2. Los grupos nobilis y punctipennis. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argentina 45(1-4): 109-129.

Spinelli, G. R. & W. L. Grogan, Jr.

1998. A revision of the Neotropical predaceous midges of Brachypogon (Brachypogon) Kieffer (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Insecta Mundi 12(1-2): 59-79.

Szadziewski, R. & W. L. Grogan, Jr.

1994. Biting midges from Dominican amber. I. A new fossil species of Baeodasymyia (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 96(2): 219-229.

1996. Biting midges from Dominican amber. II. Species of the tribes Heteromyiini and Palpomyiini (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Mem. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 18: 254-260.

1996. Biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from mexican amber. Polskie Pismo Entomol. 65 (3­4): 291-295. [Reporta el género Nannohelea del ámbar Dominicano]

1998. Biting midges from Dominican amber: III. Species of the tribes Culicoidini and Ceratopogonini (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Insecta Mundi 12: 39­52.

1998. Biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from Dominican amber. IV. Species of the tribes Dasyheleini and Forcipomyiini (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Polskie Pismo Entomol. 65(3-4): 291-295.

Wirth, W. W.

1951. A new biting midge of the genus Leptoconops from Florida, with new records of other American species (Diptera: Heleidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 53(5): 281-284.

1972. The Neotropical Forcipomyia (Microhelea) species related to the caterpillar parasite F. fuliginosa (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 65(3): 564-577.

Wirth, W. W. & F. S. Blanton.

1956. Studies in Panama Culicoides. VIII. The Neotropical species of the guttatus group of the subgenus Hoffmania (Diptera, Heleidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 58(6): 305-326.

1971. New Neotropical sandflies of the Culicoides debilipalpus group (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Proc.
Entomol. Soc. Wash. 73(1): 34-43. 1974. The West Indian sandflies of the genus Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). USDA Tech. Bull. 1474: 1-98.

Wirth, W. W. & S. de J. Soria.

1980. Studies on the genus Forcipomyia VI. The Neotropical species of the subgenus Warmkea (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Rev. Theobroma 9: 137­161.

Wirth, W. W. & W. L. Grogan, Jr.

1988. The Predaceous Midges of the World (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae; Tribe Ceratopogonini). Flora & Fauna Handbook No. 4, 160 pp. New York.

Wirth, W. W., A. L. Dyce, & G. R. Spinelli.

1988. An atlas of wing photographs, with a summary of the numerical characters of the Neotropical species of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 25(1): 1-72.

Spinelli, G. R., E. C. Greiner, & W. W. Wirth.

1993. The Neotropical bloodsucking midges of the Culicoides guttatus group of the subgenus Hoffmania (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 27(3): 1-91.

Culicidae

Adames, A. J.

1971. Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae) XXIV. A revision of the crabhole mosquitoes of the genus Deinocerites. Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 7(2): 1-154.

Arnell, J. H.

1976. Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae) XXXIII. A revision of the scapularis group of Aedes (Ochlerotatus). Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 13(3): 1­144.

Belkin, J. N.

1968. Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae) IX. The type specimens of New World mosquitoes in European museums. Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 3(4): 1-69.

Belkin, J. & S. Heinemann.

1972. A tentative annotated list of the Culicidae of the island of Hispaniola. Mosquito Systematics 4(2): 63-72.

1973. Collection records of the project "Mosquitoes of middle America" 1. Introduction; Dominican

Republic (RDO). Mosquito Systematics 5(3): 210­220.

1975. Collection records of the project "Mosquitoes of middle America" 3. Bahama Is. (BAH), Cayman Is. (CAY), Cuba (CUB), Haiti (HAC, HAR, HAT). Mosquito Systematics 7(4): 367-393.

Belkin, J. N., R. X. Schick, P. Galindo & T. H. G. Aitken.

1965. Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae) I. A project for a systematic study of the mosquitoes of Middle America. Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 1(2): 1­17.

Belkin, J. N., R. X. Schick & S. J. Heinemann.

1965. Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae) V. Mosquitoes originally described from Middle America. Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 1 (5): 1-95.

Berlin, O. G. W.

1969. Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae) XVIII. The subgenus Micraedes of Culex. Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 5 (5): 21-63.

1969. Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae) XII. A revision of the Neotropical subgenus Howardina of Aedes. Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 4 (2): 1-190.

Bonne-Wepster, J. & C. Bonne.

1921. Notes on South American mosquitoes in the British Museum (Diptera, Culicidae). Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus 9(1-3): 1-26.

Bram, R. A.

1967. Classification of Culex subgenus Culex in the New World (Diptera: Culicidae). Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus. 120 (3557): 1-122.

Charles, L. J. & G. Sevenet.

1953. The distribution of Anopheles albimanus in the Caribbean islands. Amer. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2(6): 1109-1115.

Cook, S. S.

1931. Mosquito control in Haiti, with special reference to the use of Paris Green. Southern Med. J. 24(5): 431-433.

Coquillet, D. W.

1905. New Culicidae from the West Indies and Central America. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 7: 182­186.

1906. Five new Culicidae from the West Indies. Canad. Entomol. 38(1): 60-62.

Dalencour, L.

1948. Hedges of Bromelia pinguin L. a source of mosquito breeding in Haiti. Mosquito News 8(3): 109-110.

Dyar, H. G.

1928. The Mosquitoes of the Americas. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Publ. 387: 1-616.

Dyar, H. G. & F. Knab.

1906. The larvae of Culicidae classified as independent organisms. J. New York Entomol. Soc. 14(4): 169-230.

Faran, M. E.

1980. Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae) XXXIV Albimanus section of the subgenus Nyssorhynchus of Anopheles. Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 4(2): 1-190.

Foote, R.

1954. Pictorial keys to the mosquitoes of medical importance. VII. Spain and Portugal. VIII. West Indies. Mosquito News 14(3): 150-153.

Grimaldi, D. A.

1993. Mosquitoes in Dominican amber. Trop. Fish Hobbyist 42(1): 163-165.

Guzmán Contreras, G.

1999. Los Culícidos de la Provincia de San Cristóbal: Taxonomia y Distribución. Tesis de Licenciatura en Biología, Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo. 133 p. [No publicado]

Hoffman, W. A.

1926. Resting position of Haitian Anopheles. Amer. J. Trop. Med. 6(5): 377-379.

1927. Biological notes on Haitian Anophelines. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 17(7): 175-176.

Howard, L. O., H. G. Dyar & F. Knab.

1912-1917. The mosquitoes of North, Central America and the West Indies. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Pub. 159(1-4): 1-1,064.

Komp, W. H. W.

1942. The Anopheline mosquitoes of the Caribbean region. Natl. Inst. Health Bull. 179: 1-195.

Lane, J.

1953. Neotropical Culicidae. Vol. I - Dixinae, Chaoborinae and Culicinae, tribes Anophelini, Toxorhynchitini and Culicini (Genus Culex only). University of São Paulo, Brazil. 548 pp.

Miller, S. & R. J. Novak.

1985. Analysis of lipids by gas-liquid chromatography and complementary methods in four strains of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. (B) Comp. Biochem. 81(1): 235-240.

Molina, R. E. & A. Zaglul C.

1983. Los Culícidos de la Ciudad de Santo Domingo. Taxonomía y Distribución. Tesis de Licenciatura en Biología, Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. 134 p. [No publicado]

Pecor, J. E., V. L. Mallampalli, R. E. Harbach, & E. L. Peyton.

1992. Catalog and illustrated review of the subgenus Melanoconion of Culex (Diptera: Culicidae). Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 27(2): 1-228.

Peña, C. J. & A. Zaglul.

1985. Los mosquitos de la ciudad de Santo Domingo. Resúmenes I Congreso Dominicano de Zoología, MNHN, Santo Domingo, Dic. 1985. [No paginado]

1986. Los mosquitos de la ciudad de Santo Domingo. Ciencia y Sociedad 11(2): 178-187.

Poinar, G. O., Jr.

1984. Heidenius dominicus n. sp. (Nematoda: Mermithidae), a fossil parasite from the Dominican Republic. J. Nematol. 16(4): 371-375.

Porter, J. E.

1967. A check list of the mosquitoes of the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas and Virgin Islands. Mosquito News 27: 35-41.

Root, F. M.

1927. Note on the mosquito fauna of the Republic of Haiti. Am. J. Hyg. 7(4): 463-469.

1937. A new species of Uranotenia (Diptera, Culicidae) from Haiti. J. Parasitol. 23(1): 98-100.

Stone, A. & K. L. Knight.

1955. Type specimens of mosquitoes in the United States National Museum: I. The genera Armigeres, Psorophora and Haemagogus (Diptera, Culicidae). J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 45: 282-289.

1956. Type specimens of mosquitoes in the United States National Museum: II. The genus Aedes (Diptera, Culicidae). J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 46: 213-228.

Taylor, R. T.

1966. The ecology of Anopheles albimanus (Wied.) in Haiti. Mosquito News 26(3): 393-397.

Ward, R. A.

1982. Culicidae. In: S. H. Hurlbert and A. Villalobos-Figueroa, Eds., Aquatic Biota of Mexico, Central America and the West Indies, pp. 417-429. San Diego State University, San Diego.

Wiedemann, C. R. W.

1820. Diptera exotica. Pt. 1. Kiel. 42 pp.

Zavortink, T. J.

1964. Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae) XXVIII. The New World species formerly placed in Aedes (Finlaya). Contr. Amer. Entomol. Inst. 8(3): 1-206.

Zavortink, T. J. & G. O. Poinar, Jr.

2000. Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) dominicanus sp. n. (Diptera: Culicidae) from Dominican amber. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 93(6): 1230-1235.

Drosophilidae

Carson, H. L.

1974. Three flies and three islands: Parallel evolution in Drosophila. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 71: 3517­3521.

Dobzhansky, T.

1957. Genetics of natural populations. XXVI. Chromosome variability in island and continental populations of Drosophila willistoni from Central America and the West Indies. Evolution 11(3): 280­293.

Grimaldi, D. A.

1987. Phylogenetics and taxonomy of Zygothrica (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 186: 104-268.

1987. Amber fossil Drosophilidae (Diptera), with particular reference to the Hispaniolan taxa. Am. Mus. Novit. 2880: 1-23.

1988. Relicts in the Drosophilidae (Diptera). In: J. K. Liebher, Ed., Zoogeography of Caribbean Insects, pp. 183-213. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.

1993. Amber fossil Drosophilidae (Diptera): Part II. Review of the genus Hyalistata, new status (Steganinae). Amer. Mus. Novit. 3084: 1-15.

Grimaldi, D. y T. Nguyen.

1999. Monograph on the spittlebug flies, genus Cladochaeta (Diptera: Drosophilidae: Cladochaetini). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 241: 1­326.

Heed, W. B.

1957. Taxonomic and distributional studies of Neartic and Neotropical Drosophilidae. Univ. Texas Publ. 5721: 79-114.

1989. Origin of Drosophila of the Sonoran desert revisited: in search of a founder event and the description of a new species in the eremophila complex. In: L. V. Giddings, K. Y. Kaneshiro and W.

W. Anderson, Eds., Genetics, Speciation, and the Founder Principle, pp. 253-278. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Heed, W. B. & D. A. Grimaldi.

1991. Revision of the morphocryptic, Caribbean Mayaguana species subcluster in the Drosophila repleta group (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Amer. Mus. Novit. 2999: 1-15.

Heed, W. B. & J. S. Russell.

1971. Phylogeny and population structure in island and continental species of the cardini group of Drosophila studied by inversion analysis. Studies in Genetics VI. Univ. Texas Publ. 7103: 91-130.

Heed, W. B., A. Sánchez, R. Armengol & A. Fontdevila.

1990. Genetic differentiation among island populations and species of cactophilic Drosophila in the West Indies. In: J. S. Barker, R. MacIntyre and W.

T. Starmer, Eds., Monographs in Evolutionary Biology, pp. 447-489. Plenum Press, New York.

Heed, W. B. & M. R. Wheeler.

1957. Thirteen new species in the genus Drosophila from the Neotropical region. Univ. Texas Publ. 5721: 17-38.

Hernández M., J. D.

1981. Anormalidad en alas de Drosophila.

Naturalista Postal 7/81.

1981. Hallazgo de Drosophila nebulosa. Naturalista Postal 39/81.

1981. Identificación de Drosophila. Naturalista

Postal 40/81.

1982. Introducción al Estudio de los Drosofílidos de la República Dominicana. Tesis de Licenciatura en Biología, Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo. [No publicado]

Johnson, F. M., C. G. Kanapi, R. H. Richardson, M. R. Wheeler & W. S. Stone.

1966. An operational classification of Drosophila esterases for species comparisons. Studies in Genetics III. Univ. Texas Publ. 6615: 517-532.

Poinar, G. O., Jr.

1984. First fossil record of parasitism by insect parasitic Tylenchida (Allantonematidae: Nematoda).

J. Parasitol. 70(2): 306-308.

Poinar, G. O., Jr. & D. Grimaldi.

1990. Fossil and extant macrochelid mites (Acari: Macrochelidae) phoretic on drosophilid flies (Diptera: Drosophilidae). J. New York Entomol. Soc. 98 (1): 88-92.

Ribeiro V., C.

1983. A revision of the Drosophila repleta species group (Diptera, Drosophilidae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 27 (1): 1-114.

Sturtevant, A. H.

1916. Notes on North American Drosophilidae with descriptions of twenty-three new species. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 9(4): 323-343.

1921. The North American species of Drosophila. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Publ. 301: 1-150.

Vilela, C. R. & G. Bachli.

2000. Morphological and ecological notes on the two species of Drosophila belonging to the subgenus Siphlodora Patterson & Mainland, 1944 (Diptera, Drosophilidae). Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 73(1-2): 23-47.

Wheeler, M. R. & H. Takada.

1963. A revision of the American species of Mycodrosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 56(3): 392-399.

1966. The Neartic and Neotropical species of Scaptomyza Hardy (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Studies in Genetics III. Univ. Texas Publ. 6615: 37-78.

1971. Male genitalia of some representative genera of American Drosophilidae. Studies in Genetics VI. Univ. Texas Publ. 7103: 225-240.

Ephydridae

Cresson, E. T., Jr.

1917. Studies in the American Ephydridae (Diptera). II. A revision of the species of the genera Notiphila and Dichaeta. Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 43: 27-66.

1926. Descriptions of new genera and species of Diptera (Ephydridae and Micropezidae). Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 52(3): 249-274.

1930. Notes on and descriptions on some Neotropical Neriidae and Micropezidae (Diptera). Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 56: 307-362.

1945. A systematic annotated arrangement of the genera and species of the Neotropical Ephydridae (Diptera). Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 71(3): 129-163.

1946. A systematic arrangement of the genera and species of the Neotropical Ephydridae (Diptera) II. The subfamily Notiphilinae. Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 73(1): 35-61.

Mathis, W. N.

1982. Studies of Ephydrinae (Diptera: Ephydridae),

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1983. A revision of the genus Dagus Cresson (Diptera: Ephydridae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 85(4): 717-726.

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1997. A revision of Neotropical Ditrichophora Cresson (Diptera: Ephydridae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 99(4): 697-704.

Mathis, W. N. & W. W. Wirth.

1977. A new genus of psilopine flies (Diptera: Ephydridae) with notes on its relationships. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 79(1): 63-74.

Mathis, W. N. & T. Zatwarnicki.

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1998. A review of the West Indian species of Mimapsilopa Cresson (Diptera: Ephydridae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 100(1): 7-24.

Stark, J.

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Wirth, W. W.

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1970. A revision of the Neotropical genus Physemops Cresson (Diptera: Ephydridae). Pan-Pac. Entomol. 46(3): 170-177.

Phoridae

Brown, B. V.

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1994. Revision and new species of the Apocephalus (Mesophora) truncaticercus -infragroup (Diptera: Phoridae). Contributions in Science 449: 1-7.

1996. Preliminary analysis of a host shift: revision of the Neotropical species of Apocephalus, subgenus esophora (Diptera: Phoridae). Contributions in Science 462: 1-36.

1997. Systematics and fossil evidence of host-parasitoid relationships of Calamiscus Borgmeier (Diptera: Phoridae). J. Nat. Hist. 31: 1253-1259.

1999. Re-evaluation of the fossil Phoridae (Diptera). J. Nat. Hist. 33 (10): 1561-1573.

2000. Revision of the “Apocephalus miricauda­group” of ant-parasitizing flies (Diptera: Phoridae). Contributions in Science 482: 1-62.

Disney, R. H. L.

1987. Four species of scuttle fly (Diptera: Phoridae) from Dominican amber. Pan-Pac. Entomol. 63(4): 377-380.

1991. The fire-ant parasitoids of the Pseudacteon spatulatus complex (Diptera: Phoridae; Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Sociobiology 18(3): 283­298.

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Disney, R. H. L. & A. J. Ross.

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Grimaldi, D. A.

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Sarcophagidae

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1991. On Johnsonia (Diptera, Sarcophagidae) with descriptions of twelve new species. An. Acad. Bras. Cienc. 63: 59-84.

Dodge, H. R.

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Pape, T.

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Smith, D. D., P. T. Schell, R. Powell, & J. S. Parmerlee, Jr.

1994. Pharyngeal myasis by sarcophagid larvae (Diptera) in Ameiva chrysolaema (Sauria: Teiidae) from the Dominican Republic. Carib. J. Sci. 30(1-2): 148-149.

Sphaeroceridae

Marshall, S. A.

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1997. A revision of the Sclerocoelus galapagensis group (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae: Limosininae). Insecta Mundi 11(2): 97-115.

Marshall, S. A. & R. Langstaff.

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Marshall, S. A. & I. P. Smith.

1992. A revision of the New World and Pacific Phthitia Enderlein (Diptera; Sphaeroceridae; Limosiniinae), including Kimosina Rohácek, new synonym and Aubertina Richards, new synonym. Mem. Entomol. Soc. Canada 161: 1-83.

Rohácek, J. & S. A. Marshall.

1988. A review of Minilimosina (Svarciella) Rohácek, with descriptions of fourteen new species (Diptera, Sphaeroceridae). Insecta Mundi 2(3-4): 241­282.

Syrphidae

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Curran, C. H.

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1930. New Syrphidae from Central America and the West Indies. Amer. Mus. Novit. 416: 1-11.

Fluke, C. L.

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1945. The Melastomini of the Neotropical region (Diptera, Syrphidae). Amer. Mus. Novit. 1272: 1-29.

1956. Catalogue of the family Syrphidae in the Neotropical region (Diptera). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 6: 193-268.

Hine, J. S.

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Hull, F. M.

1937. New species of exotic syrphid flies. Psyche 44(1): 12-32.

1942. Some flies of the genus Mesogramma. Proc. New England Zool. Club 20: 17-24.

1942. New species of Syrphidae from the Neotropical region. Psyche 49(3/4): 84-107.

1943. The genus Mesogramma. Entomol. Amer. (n. s.) 23(1): 1-41.

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1948. Some Neotropical species of syrphids. Ent. News 59(1): 1-12.

Loew, H.

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Thompson, F. C.

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1981. The flower flies of the West Indies (Diptera: Syrphidae). Mem. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 9: 1-200.

1991. The flower fly genus Ornidia (Diptera: Syrphidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 93(2): 248­261.

Thompson, F. C., J. R. Vockeroth & Y. S. Sedman.

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Townsend, C. H. T.

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Vockeroth, J. R.

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Williston, S. W.

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Tabanidae

Bequaert, J.

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Fairchild, G. B.

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Fairchild, G. B. & J. F. Burger.

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Fairchild, G. B. & R. S. Lane.

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Hine, J. S.

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Krober, O.

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1934. Catalogo des Tabanidae da America do Sur e Central, incluindo Mexico e as Antillas. Rev. Ent 4(2): 222-276; (3): 291-333.

Lane, R. S., G. B. Fairchild & G. O. Poinar, Jr.

1988. A fossil horsefly (Diptera, Tabanidae) in Dominican amber. Florida Entomologist 71(4): 593­596.

Williston, S. W.

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Tephritidae

Aczel, M.

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1951. Suplemento al catálogo de la familia Trypetidae de la region Neotropical. Acta Zool. Lilloana 12: 117-133.

Bates, M.

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1934. Notes on American Trypetidae (Diptera). IV. Acrotaenia and similar genera. Rev. Ent. 4(1): 7-17.

Greene, C. T.

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Hernández-Ortíz, V. & M. Aluja.

1993. Listado de especies del género Neotropical Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) con notas sobre su distribución y plantas hospederas. Fol. Entomol. Mex. 88: 89-105.

Norrbom, A. L.

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Norrbom, A. L. & M. A. Condon.

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Meyer, W. L. & R. Knight, Jr.

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Weems, H. V., Jr.

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Tipulidae

Alexander, C. P.

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1916. New species of craneflies from the West Indies (Tipulidae, Dip.). Ent. News 27(8): 343-347.

1932. The crane-flies of Puerto Rico (Diptera). J. Dept. Agric. Univ. Puerto Rico 16(4): 347-387. [Contiene
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1945. Records and descriptions of Neotropical crane- flies (Tipulidae, Diptera). XIX. J. New York Entomol.
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Alexander, C. P. & M. M. Alexander.

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Krzeminski, W.

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Other Families and General Diptera

Aczel, M.

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Aldrich, J. M.

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1929. New genera and species of muscoid flies. Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus. 76(2812): 1-13.

Baxter, J. E. & G. O. Poinar, Jr.

1994. A new genus and new species of fungus gnats (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) from Dominican amber. Ann. Soc. Ent. France 30(1): 93-102.

Bequaert, J.

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Borkent, A.

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Bromley, S. W.

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Callan, E. M.

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Camras, S.

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Ciferri, R.

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Cook, E. F.

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Gagné, R. J.

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Gagné, R. J. & P. E. Boldt.

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Gagné, R. J. & A. L. Wuensche.

1986. Identity of the Aspondylia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Guar, Cyanopsis tetragonoloba (Fabaceae) in the southwestern United States. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 79(1): 246-150.

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Grimaldi, D. A.

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James, M. T.

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Krzeminski, W.

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Malloch, J. R.

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Mathis, W. N.

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Papavero, N. & J. Wilcox.

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Parent, O.

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Parsons, C. T.

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Peterson, B. V. & K. Hurka.

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Rafael, J. A.

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Sabrosky, C. W.

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