Platystomatidae (Broadmouthed, Antler Flies)

Quick Genera Links – those not linked we have not documented.
Duomyia Euprosopia Lamprogaster Lenophila Microepicausta Pogonortalis Rhytidortalis Rivellia

Subfamily Platystomatinae
Genus Duomyia
Duomyia decora Duomyia decora

Genus Euprosopia
Euprosopia sp.

Genus Lamprogaster
Lamprogaster laeta

Genus Pogonortalis
Pogonortalis doclea Pogonortalis doclea

Genus Rhytidortalis
Rhytidortalis averni IMG 3049 2

Genus Rivellia
Rivellia cf. viridis Rivellia sp. #1 (nr. virgo) Rivellia sp. #3 Rivellia sp. #2 (nr. nigripes) infected with Entomophthorales sp. fungus.

Subfamily Scholastinae
Genus Lenophila
Lenophila achilles

Hendel, F. 1914. Die Arten der Platystominen. Abhandlungen der K.K. Zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 8: 1-409.

Malloch, J. R. 1930. Notes on Australian Diptera. XXVI. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 55: 488-492.

McAlpine, D. K. 1973. The Australian Platystomatidae (Diptera, Schizophora) with a revision of five genera. Australian Museum Memoir 15: 1–256.

McAlpine, D. K. 1977. The genus Lenophila (Diptera: Platystomatidae). Records of the Australian Museum 30: 309-336.

McAlpine, D. K. 1999. Australian signal flies of the genus Rhytidortalis (Diptera: Platystomatidae). Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 121: 147-174.

McAlpine, D. K. 2001. Review of the Australasian genera of signal flies (Diptera: Platystomatidae). Records of the Australian Museum 53: 113-199.

Paramonov, S. J. 1958. Notes on Australian Diptera (XXV). On some new ortalids (Acalyptrata). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12 10: 779-781.