CLASSIFICATION OF DOLICHOPODOIDAE
by Igor Grichanov
Last updated: 31 March 2017
I follow here Yang et al. (2006) mainly, referring all known genera to the described subfamilies despite critical notes by Sinclair et al. (2008). For example, Sinclair et al. wrote that the genera of the subfamilies Antyxinae and Kowmunginae would have been better placed as incertae sedis in the Dolichopodidae “until a more rigorous phylogenetic study determines their placement as well as the status of the other subfamilies”. Many genera were recently described or declared as incertae sedis in the Dolichopodidae. I am afraid that their uncertain position bears a risk to leave them outside future revisions of subfamilies on a global scale. Therefore, I associate all those genera with one of 18 subfamilies of Dolichopodidae (including Parathalassiinae) based on Yang et al. (2006) with some changes based on the most recent literature and on my experience of treating dolichopodid genera. In addition, I divide here large subfamilies into tribes (if they were once proposed). None new taxon is here described. The sign † ahead of a name means extinct taxon.

EPIFAMILY DOLICHOPODOIDAE (=DOLICHOPODIDAE SENSU LATO)
FAMILY MICROPHORIDAE Collin, 1960
† Archichrysotus Negrobov, 1978:84

† Avenaphora Grimaldi et Cumming, 1999: 61

† Curvus Kaddumi, 2005: 85

† Electrophorella Cumming et Brooks, 2002: 42

† Meghyperiella Meunier, 1908: 112

† Microphorites Hennig, 1971:16

Microphor Macquart, 1827: 139

Schistostoma Becker, 1902:46
 

FAMILY DOLICHOPODIDAE Latreille, 1809
† Subfamily Eodolichopoditinae Hong, 2002
Remarks. Eodolichopoditinae is probably an unavailable name, because the genus-group name Eodolichopodites is based on an unavailable species-group names proposed after 1999 without specification of a type depository (Hong, 2002). The latter belongs also to the genera Bicercites, Columnocorna, Eodolichopodites, Haodolichopodites, Laticopulus, Longilabia, Paradolichopodites, Sinodolichopodites, Sunodolichopodites and Wangia de-scribed by the same author. Hong mentioned 2001 as the year of description of his new taxa everywhere in his big work (2002); however, I have not found his work with the new taxa descriptions published in 2001.

† Bicercites Hong, 2002: 392

† Columnocorna Hong, 2002: 388

† Eodolichopodites Hong, 2002: 360

† Haodolichopodites Hong, 2002: 369

† Laticopulus Hong, 2002: 380

† Longilabia Hong, 2002: 373

† Orbilabia Hong, 2002: 368

† Paradolichopodites Hong, 2002: 382

† Septocellula Hong, 1981: 109

† Sinodolichopodites Hong, 2002: 377

† Sunodolichopodites Hong, 2002: 385

† Wangia Hong, 2002: 354
 

Subfamily Parathalassiinae Chvala, 1981
† Cretomicrophorus Negrobov, 1978:86

† Retinitus Negrobov, 1978:86

Amphithalassius Ulrich, 1991: 200

Chimerothalassius Shamshev et Grootaert, 2003:130

Eothalassius Shamshev et Grootaert, 2005:108

Microphorella Becker, 1909:28

Neothalassius Brooks et Cumming, 2016

Parathalassius Mik, 1891:217

Plesiothalassius Ulrich,1991: 191

Thalassophorus Saigusa,1986:106
 

Subfamily Achalcinae Grootaert et Meuffels, 1997
Achalcus Loew, 1857:30

Apterachalcus Bickel, 1991:12

Australachalcus Pollet, 2005:33

Scepastopyga Grootaert et Meuffels, 1997: 1588

Xanthina Aldrich, 1902: 92
 

Subfamily Antyxinae Yang, Zhu, Wang et Zhang, 2006
Antyx Meuffels et Grootaert, 1991: 290
 

Subfamily Babindellinae Bickel, 1987
Babindella Bickel, 1987: 97
 
 

Subfamily Diaphorinae Schiner, 1864
† Gheynia Meunier, 1899: 322

† Palaeoargyra Meunier, 1895: 5

† Palaeomedeterus Meunier, 1894: 121

† Prochrysotus Meunier, 1908: 9

Acropsilus Mik, 1878: 6

Anepsiomyia Bezzi, 1902: 192

Nematoproctus Loew, 1857: 40

Phasmaphleps Bickel, 2005: 21

Terpsimyia Dyte, 1975: 275

Urodolichus Lamb, 1922: 394
 

Tribe Diaphorini Schiner, 1864
Achradocera Becker, 1922: 207

Aphasmaphleps Grichanov, 2010: 406

Arabshamshevia Naglis, 2014: 728

Asyndetus Loew, 1869: 34

Chrysotus Meigen, 1824: 40

Cryptophleps Lichtwardt, 1898: 491

Diaphorus Meigen, 1824: 32

Dubius Wei, 2012: 611

Emiratomyia Naglis, 2014: 726

Falbouria Dyte, 1980: 223

Lyroneurus Loew, 1857: 38

Melanostolus Kowarz, 1884: 51

Ostenia Hutton, 1901: 34

Shamshevia Grichanov, 2012: 558

Trigonocera Becker, 1902: 57
 

Tribe Argyrini Negrobov, 1986
Argyra Macquart, 1834: 456

Dactylonotus Parent, 1934: 136

Keirosoma Van Duzee, 1929: 24

Pseudargyra Van Duzee, 1930: 31

Somillus Brethes, 1924: 110

Symbolia Becker, 1921: 210
 

Subfamily Dolichopodinae Latreille, 1809
Remarks. The genus-group names Arpactodolichopodites, Convexivertex, Eoeuryopterites and Orbicapitis described by Hong (2002) are unavailable, because they are based on unavailable species-group names proposed after 1999 without specification of a type depository. Hong everywhere in his big work (2002) mentioned 2001 as the year of de-scription of his new taxa; however, I have not found his work with their descriptions pub-lished in 2001.

† Arpactodolichopodites Hong, 2002: 355

† Convexivertex Hong, 2002: 351

† Eoeuryopterites Hong, 2002: 348

† Orbicapitis Hong, 2002: 345

† Leptodolichopodites Hong, 2002: 345

† Prohercostomus Grichanov, 1997: 82

Allohercostomus Yang, Saigusa et Masunaga, 2001: 180

Katangaia Parent, 1933: 12

Pseudohercostomus Stackelberg, 1931: 776
 

Tribe Dolichopodini Latreille, 1809
Afrohercostomus Grichanov, 2010: 184

Ahercostomus Yang et Saigusa, 2001: 239

Ahypophyllus Zhang et Yang, 2005: 180

Anasyntormon Dyte, 1975: 245

Dolichopus Latreille, 1796: 159

Ethiromyia Brooks et Wheeler, 2005: 491

Gymnopternus Loew, 1857: 10

Hercostomus Loew, 1857: 9

Lichtwardtia Enderlein, 1912: 406

Neohercostomus Grichanov, 2011: 6

  Neohercostomus Grichanov, 2011: 6 [subgenus]

  Subhercostomus Grichanov, 2011: 22 [subgenus]

Ortochile Latreille, 1809: 289

Parahercostomus Yang, Saigusa et Masunaga, 2001: 176

Poecilobothrus Mik, 1878: 1

Pterostylus Mik, 1878: 4

Setihercostomus Zhang et Yang, 2005: 183

Srilankamyia Naglis, Grootaert et Wei, 2011: 3

Sybistroma Meigen, 1824: 71
 

Tribe Tachytrechini Negrobov, 1986
Afroparaclius Grichanov, 2006: 29

Afropelastoneurus Grichanov, 2006: 28

Apelastoneurus Grichanov, 2006: 24

Aphalacrosoma Zhang et Yang, 2005: 182

Argyrochlamys Lamb, 1922: 391

Cheiromyia Dyte, 1980: 223

Metaparaclius Becker, 1922: 33

Muscidideicus Becker, 1916: 268

Paraclius Loew, 1864: 97

Pelastoneurus Loew, 1861: 36

Phalacrosoma Becker, 1922: 44

Phoomyia Naglis et Grootaert, 2013

Platyopsis Parent, 1929: 12

Pseudargyrochlamys Grichanov, 2006: 31

Pseudoparaclius Grichanov, 2006: 29

Pseudopelastoneurus Grichanov, 2006: 30

Stenopygium Becker, 1922: 75

Tachytrechus Haliday in Walker, 1851:173
 

Subfamily Enliniinae Robinson, 1970
Enlinia Aldrich, 1933: 168

Harmstonia Robinson, 1964: 122

Haromyia Runyon, 2015: 590
 

Subfamily Hydrophorinae Lioy, 1864

Tribe Hydrophorini Lioy, 1864
Abatetia Miller, 1945: 72

Anahydrophorus Becker, 1917: 298

Aphrosylopsis Lamb, 1909: 132

Coracocephalus Mik, 1892: 279

Diostracus Loew, 1861: 43

  Diostracus Loew, 1861: 43 [subgenus]

  Lagodechia Negrobov et Zurikov, 1996: 632 [subgenus]

  Ozmena Ozdikmen, 2010: 265 [subgenus]

  Sphyrotarsus Mik, 1874: 342 [subgenus]

Eucoryphus Mik, 1869: 19

Helichochaetus Parent, 1933: 354

Hydatostega Philippi, 1865: 779

Hydrophorus Fallen, 1823: 2

Liancalomima Stackelberg, 1931: 778

Liancalus Loew, 1857: 22

Melanderia Aldrich, 1922: 146

Oedematopiella Naglis, 2011: 47

Oedematopus Van Duzee, 1929: 38

Orthoceratium Schrank, 1803: 55

Paraliancalus Parent, 1938: 213

Paraliptus Bezzi, 1923: 179

Rhynchoschizus Dyte, 1980: 223

Scellus Loew, 1857: 22

Scorpiurus Parent, 1933: 357
 

Tribe Aphrosylini Aldrich, 1905
Acymatopus Takagi, 1965: 78

Aphrosylus Haliday in Walker, 1851: 220

Cemocarus Meuffels et Grootaert, 1984: 152

Conchopus Takagi, 1965: 49

Cymatopus Kertesz, 1901: 408

Paraphrosylus Becker, 1921: 27

Teneriffa Becker, 1908: 54

Thambemyia Oldroyd, 1956: 210

  Thambemyia Oldroyd, 1956: 210 [subgenus]

  Prothambemyia Masunaga, Saigusa et Grootaert, 2005 [subgenus]

Thinolestris Grootaert et Meuffels, 1988: 32
 

Tribe Epithalassiini Grichanov, 2008
Epithalassius Mik, 1891: 186

Peodes Loew, 1857: 29
 

Tribe Hypocharassini Negrobov, 1981
Hypocharassus Mik, 1879: 627
 

Tribe Thinophilini Aldrich, 1905
Machaerium Haliday, 1832: 351

Nanothinophilus Grootaert et Meuffels, 1998: 165

Paralleloneurum Becker, 1902: 51

Thinophilus Wahlberg, 1844: 37

  Thinophilus Wahlberg, 1844: 37 [subgenus]

  Schoenophilus Mik, 1878: 9 [subgenus]
 

Subfamily Kowmunginae Yang, Zhu, Wang et Zhang, 2006
Kowmungia Bickel, 1987: 147

Phacaspis Meuffels et Grootaert, 1988: 312
 

Subfamily Medeterinae Lioy, 1864
† Medeterites Grichanov, 2010: 209

Atlatlia Bickel, 1986: 165

Cryptopygiella Robinson, 1975: 40

Dominicomyia Robinson, 1975: 40

Grootaertia Grichanov, 1999: 90

Hurleyella Runyon et Robinson, 2010

Maipomyia Bickel, 2004: 844

Microchrysotus Robinson, 1964: 251

Microcyrtura Robinson, 1964: 245

Micromedetera Robinson, 1975: 37

Papallacta Bickel, 2006: 211

Pharcoura Bickel, 2007: 6

Pindaia Bickel, 2014: 210
 
 

Tribe Medeterini Lioy, 1864
Asioligochaetus Negrobov, 1966: 877

Craterophorus Lamb, 1921: 475 (1922: 380)

Cyrturella Collin, 1952: 142

Demetera Grichanov, 2011: 10

Dolichophorus Lichtwardt, 1902: 199

Medetera Fischer von Waldheim, 1819: 7

Medeterella Grichanov, 2011: 9

Neomedetera Zhu, Yang et Grootaert, 2007: 227

Nikitella Grichanov, 2011: 2

Paramedetera Grootaert et Meuffels, 1997: 309

Saccopheronta Becker, 1914: 215
 

Tribe Systenini Robinson, 1970
† Palaeosystenus Grichanov, Negrobov et Selivanova, 2014: 66

† Systenites Grichanov, Negrobov et Selivanova, 2014: 62

Euxiphocerus Parent, 1935: 121

Systenomorphus Grichanov, 2010: 80

Systenoneurus Grichanov, 2010: 83

Systenus Loew, 1857:34
 

Tribe Thrypticini Negrobov, 1986
Corindia Bickel, 1986: 137

Thrypticus Gerstaecker, 1864: 43
 

Subfamily Neurigoninae Aldrich, 1905
Arachnomyia White, 1916: 252

Halteriphorus Parent, 1933: 368

Naticornus Oleinichek, 2005: 247

Oncopygius Mik, 1866: 307

Tenuopus Curran, 1924: 228
 

Tribe Neurigonini Aldrich, 1905
Bickelomyia Naglis, 2002: 228

Neurigona Rondani, 1856: 142

Viridigona Naglis, 2003 (2002): 564
 

Tribe Dactylomiini Naglis, 2002
Argentinia Parent, 1931: 17

Dactylomyia Aldrich, 1894: 151

Macrodactylomyia Naglis, 2002 (2001): 496

Systenoides Naglis, 2002 (2001): 499
 

Tribe Coeloglutini Naglis, 2001
Coeloglutus Aldrich, 1896: 338

Mberu Capellari et Amorim, 2011: 39

Neotonnoiria Robinson, 1970: 40-17

Paracoeloglutus Naglis, 2001: 200
 

Subfamily Peloropeodinae Robinson, 1970
Alishanimyia Bickel, 2007: 68

Chrysotimus Loew, 1857: 48

Cremmus Wei, 2006: 490, 500

Discopygiella Robinson, 1965: 51

Fedtshenkomyia Stackelberg, 1927: 230

Griphophanes Grootaert et Meuffels, 1998: 191

Guzeriplia Negrobov, 1968: 470

Hadromerella De Meijere, 1916: 253

Meuffelsia Grichanov, 2008: 160

Micromorphus Mik, 1878: 6

Nanomyina Robinson, 1964: 119

Neochrysotimus Yang, Saigusa et Masunaga, 2008: 20

Nepalomyia Hollis, 1964: 110

Notobothrus Parent, 1931: 19

Peloropeodes Wheeler, 1890: 373

Pseudoxanthochlorus Negrobov, 1977: 146

Vetimicrotes Dyte, 1980: 223
 

Subfamily Plagioneurinae Aldrich, 1905
Plagioneurus Loew, 1857: 43
 

Subfamily Rhaphiinae Bigot, 1852
Haplopharyngomyia Meuffels et Grootaert, 1999: 289

Ngirhaphium Evenhuis et Grootaert, 2002: 310

Physopyga Grootaert et Meuffels, 1989: 200

Rhaphium Meigen, 1803: 272
 

Subfamily Sciapodinae Becker, 1917
† Wheelerenomyia Meunier, 1908: 9

Pouebo Bickel, 2008: 50
 

Tribe Mesorhagini Bickel, 1994
Amesorhaga Bickel, 1994: 82

Mesorhaga Schiener, 1868: 217

Negrobovia Bickel, 1994: 83
 
 

Tribe Sciapodini Becker, 1917
Condylostylus Bigot, 1859: 215

Bickelia Grichanov, 1996: 119

Dytomyia Bickel, 1994: 91

Helixocerus Lamb, 1929: 137

Mascaromyia Bickel, 1994: 100

Narrabeenia Bickel, 1994: 101

Naufraga Bickel, 1992: 36

Pilbara Bickel, 1994: 99

Sciapus Zeller, 1842: 831

Sinosciapus Yang, 2002: 432
 

Tribe Chrysosomatini Becker, 1918
Abbemyia Bickel, 1994: 212

Amblypsilopus Bigot, 1888: 24

Austrosciapus Bickel, 1994: 231

Bickeliolus Grichanov, 1996: 224

Chrysosoma Guerin-Meneville, 1831: pl.20, fig.6

  Chrysosoma Guerin-Meneville, 1831: pl.20, fig.6 [subgenus]

  Mesoblepharius Bigot, 1859: 215 [subgenus]

  Kalocheta Becker, 1923: 41 [subgenus]

Ethiosciapus Bickel, 1994: 141

Gigantosciapus Grichanov, 1997: 79

Heteropsilopus Bigot, 1859: 215

Krakatauia Enderlein, 1912: 408

Lapita Bickel, 2002: 36

Parentia Hardy, 1935: 245

Plagiozopelma Enderlein, 1912: 367

Pseudoparentia Bickel, 1994: 135
 

Subfamily Stolidosomatinae Becker, 1922
Pseudosympycnus Robinson, 1967: 901

Stolidosoma Becker, 1922: 213

Sympycnidelphus Robinson, 1964: 149
 

Subfamily Sympycninae Aldrich, 1905

Tribe Sympycnini Aldrich, 1905
Brevimyia Miller, 1945: 72

Calyxochaetus Bigot, 1888: 24

Ceratopos Vaillant, 1952: 36

Chaetogonopteron De Meijere, 1914: 96

Colobocerus Parent, 1933: 403

Erebomyia Runyon et Hurley, 2003: 114

Filatopus Miller, 1945: 72

Hercostomoides Meuffels et Grootaert, 1997: 474

Humongochela Evenhuis, 2004: 35

Hyptiocheta Becker, 1922: 245

Ischiochaetus Bickel et Dyte, 1989: 414

Lamprochromus Mik, 1878: 7

Liparomyia White, 1916: 255

Micropygus Bickel et Dyte, 1989: 415

Neoparentia Robinson, 1967: 252

Nothorhaphium Bickel, 1999: 181

Nurteria Dyte et Smith, 1980: 461

Olegonegrobovia Grichanov, 1995: 125

Parasyntormon Wheeler, 1899: 41

Phrudoneura Meuffels et Grootaert, 1987: 319

Pinacocerus Van Duzee, 1930: 11

Scelloides Bickel et Dyte, 1989: 415

Scotiomyia Meuffels et Grootaert, 1997: 248

Suschania Negrobov, 2003: 35

Sympycnus Loew, 1857: 42

Syntormon Loew, 1857: 35

Telmaturgus Mik, 1874: 349

Tetrachaetus Bickel et Dyte, 1989: 417

Teuchophorus Loew, 1857: 44

Yumbera Bickel, 1992: 1007
 

Tribe Campsicnemini Becker, 1917 + Eurynogaster complex
Adachia Evenhuis, 2005: 44

Arciellia Evenhuis, 2005: 45

Campsicnemus Haliday in Walker, 1851: 187

Elmoia Evenhuis, 2005: 48

Eurynogaster Van Duzee, 1933: 339

Major Evenhuis, 2005: 51

Sigmatineurum Parent, 1938: 215

Sweziella Van Duzee, 1933: 346

Uropachys Parent, 1935: 80
 

Subfamily Xanthochlorinae Aldrich, 1905
Xanthochlorus Loew, 1857: 42
 



Author's address
I.Ya. Grichanov, All-Russian Institute of Plant Protection,
Podbelskogo 3, St.Petersburg-Pushkin, 196608, Russia.

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