Phoridae (parasitoids)

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a phorid fly of the genus Pseudacteon (click on image to enlarge it)
Source: USDA Agricultural Research Center Wikimedia Commons
Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Buckelfliegen
• English: coffin flies
• Español: fóridos
• Français: phoridés

Phoridae (parasitoids) - (coffin flies)

This family contains around 4,000 species of small greyish-black or yellowish flies, ½ to 6 mm long. They are active runners and biologically very divers. Some species are parasitoids.

This group refers to parasitoids only, for other groups of Phoridae see:

The following genera and individual species are currently entered under this family: