Diptera (Flies and Mosquitoes)

 

Family: Axymyiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Plesioaxymyia vespertina Sinclair, 2013 Verspertine plesioaxymyia (rediscovered) North America Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Calliphoridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Termitoloemus marshalli Baranov, 1936 - (rediscovered) India Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Cecidomyiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile

Coelodiplosis magnipennis

Kieffer, 1913 - (rediscovered) Taiwan Rediscovered Access
Pumilomyia protrahenda De Stefani, 1919 - (rediscovered) Palermo, Sicily, Italy Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Culicidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aedes subalbirostris Klein & Marks, 1960 - (rediscovered) South Island (including Stewart Island), New Zealand Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Dixidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Dixa repanda Peters (1966?) - (rediscovered) Ozark Mountains, southern USA Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Dolichopodidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Emperoptera hardyi Evenhuis, 1997 - 27 September 1973 Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Emperoptera hawaiiensis Hardy & Delfinado, 1974 - 1973 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Emperoptera mirabilis Grimshaw, 1902 Ko'Olau spurwing long-legged fly 1907 Tantalus Peak, O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Emperoptera zimmermani Evenhuis, 1997 - 1973 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access

 

Family: Drosophilidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Drosophila heteroneura (Perkins, 1910) - (rediscovered) Kona, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Drosophila kinoole Magnacca in Magnacca & Price, 2012 - (rediscovered) Waianae Valley, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Drosophila lanaiensis Grimshaw, 1901 - (rediscovered) Lanai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Drosophila musaphilia Hardy, 1965 Koa picturewing fly - Koa, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Drosophila neogrimshawi Hardy & Kaneshiro, 1968 - (rediscovered) Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Drosophila obatai Hardy and Kaneshiro, 1972 - - Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Drosophila ochrobasis Hardy & Kaneshiro, 1968 Precious picturewing fly - Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Drosophila reynoldsiae Hardy & Kaneshiro, 1972 - (rediscovered) Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Drosophila spaniothrix Hardy and Kaneshiro, 1968 - (rediscovered) Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Limoniidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Dicranomyia basilewskyana Alexander, 1977 Basilewsky's cranefly - St. Helena Rediscovered Access
Rhabdomastix incapax Starý, 2005 - (rediscovered Sardinia, Italy Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Mormotomyiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Mormotomyia hirsuta Austen, 1936 Terrible hairy fly, Hairy terrible fly (rediscovered) Kenya Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Muscidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Coenosia extincta Pont, 2009 - 1892 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access
Haematobosca zuluensis (Zumpt) - (rediscovered) South Africa Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Mydidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Rhaphiomidas terminatus terminatus Cazier, 1941 - (rediscovered) Los Angeles, California, USA Rediscovered Access
Rhaphiomidas trochilus (Coquillett, 1892) Valley mydas fly, San Joaquin Valley giant flower-loving fly - San Joaquin Valley, California, USA Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Phoridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Nothomicrodon aztecarum (Wheeler, 1924) - (rediscovered) Brazil & Panama Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Piophilidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Centrophlebomyia anthropophaga Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 - (rediscovered) Kashmir Rediscovered Access
Centrophlebomyia furcata Fabricius, 1794 - (rediscovered) Europe Rediscovered Access
Thyreophora cynophila Panzer, 1794 - (rediscovered) Europe (including Spain) Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Sarcophagidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Beludzhia phylloteliptera Rohdendorf, 1935 - (rediscovered) Iranian Beluchistan & United Arab Emirates Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Sciomyzidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Dictya disjuncta Orth, 1991 - (rediscovered) Indiana and Mississippi, USA Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Simuliidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Simulium paraloutetense Crosskey, 1988 Gran Canaria blackfly post-1994 Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, North Africa Extinct Access
Simulium raivavaense Craig and Porch, 2013 - Holocene Raivavae, Austral Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access

 

Family: Tabanidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Asaphomyia texensis Stone, 1953 Texas asaphomyian tabanid fly ? Texas, USA Extinct Access
Stonemyia volutina Bigot, 1892 Volutine stoneyian tabanid fly ? California, USA Extinct Access

 

Family: Tanyderidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Araucoderus gloriosus (Alexander, 1920) - (rediscovered) Chile Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Tephritidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Anastrepha matertela Zucchi, 1979 - (rediscovered) Bahia state, Brazil Rediscovered Access
Anastrepha tenella Zucchi, 1979 - (rediscovered) Bahia state, Brazil Rediscovered Access
Tephritis kogardtauica Hering, 1944 - (rediscovered) Middle East (Iran to Kyrgyzstan) Rediscovered Access