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Calyptrata

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Subclassis: Pterygota
Divisio: Neoptera
Subdivisio: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Ordo: Diptera
Subordo: Brachycera
Infraordo: Muscomorpha
Sectio: Schizophora
Subsectio: Calyptrata
Superfamiliae: Hippoboscoidea - Muscoidea - Oestroidea
Familia incertae sedis: Mystacinobiidae

References

* Kutty, S.N.; Pape, T.; Wiegmann, B.M.; Meier, R. (in press): Molecular phylogeny of the Calyptratae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) with an emphasis on the superfamily Oestroidea and the position of Mystacinobiidae and McAlpine's fly. Systematic entomology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2010.00536.x

Calyptratae is a subsection of Schizophora in the insect order Diptera, commonly referred to as the calyptrate muscoids (or simply calyptrates). It consists of those flies which possess a calypter that covers the halteres, among which are some of the most familiar of all flies, such as the house fly.

Subsection

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o Superfamily Muscoidea
+ Anthomyiidae - cabbage flies
+ Fanniidae
+ Muscidae - house flies
+ Scathophagidae - dung flies
o Superfamily Oestroidea
+ Calliphoridae
+ Mystacinobiidae
+ Oestridae
+ Rhinophoridae
+ Sarcophagidae
+ Tachinidae
o Superfamily Hippoboscoidea
+ Glossinidae
+ Hippoboscidae
+ Mormotomyiidae
+ Nycteribiidae
+ Streblidae

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