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McAlpine, J.F. et al, 1981

Manual of Nearctic Diptera

Although the species are unfamiliar to those of us in the Palaearctic, volume 1, containg the glossaries and profusely illustrated keys to families, especially larvae, is potentially useful.

All three volumes can be downloaded from the Entomological Society of Canada's website.

Publisher Entomological Society of Canada
Pages 1581
Web site
Illustrations Line drawings.
Identify Under a Stereo Microscope (also useful to examine under a Compound Microscope).

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

DIPTERA (two-winged flies) Identification Current


Scudder, G.G.E. & Cannings, R.A., 2006
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