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Asilidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 132394

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): robber flies
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: unverified  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: unknown   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrˇpode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailÚs, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderDiptera  – mosca, mosquito, gnats, mosquitoes, true flies  
                                  SuborderBrachycera  – circular-seamed flies, muscoid flies, short-horned flies, mouches musco´des  
                                     InfraorderMuscomorpha   
                                        FamilyAsilidae  – robber flies  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Genus Amblyonychus   
                                           Genus Archilestris   
                                           Genus Blepharepium   
                                           Genus Furcilla   
                                           Genus Hadrokolos   
                                           Genus Megaphorus   
                                           Genus Myelaphus   
                                           Genus Neomochtherus   
                                           Genus Plesiomma   
                                           Genus Pritchardomyia   
                                           Genus Prolepsis   
                                           Genus Regasilus   
                                           Genus Sintoria   
                                           Genus Triorla   
                                           Genus Wyliea   
                                           Subfamily Asilinae   
                                           Subfamily Dasypogoninae   
                                           Subfamily Laphriinae   
                                           Subfamily Leptogastrinae  – grass flies 
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Asilidae, robber flies   
       
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