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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Brauer's system of classification, a division of cyclorhaphous dipterous insects or flies, of the suborder Cyclorhapha, containing the families Syrphidæ, Platypezidæ, Phoridæ, and Pipunculidæ, thus collectively contrasted with Schizophora (which see).

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