The snail-killing flies of Alaska (Diptera: Sciomyzidae)

B. A. Foote, L. V. Knutson, J. B. Keiper

Abstract


Information is given on the geographic distribution, habitat preferences, larval foods, and immature stages for 57 species of 9 genera of Sciomyzidae known to occur in Alaska. An illustrated key to adults is included. Alaska as a habitat for sciomyzid flies is discussed, and information on feeding habits of the larvae is summarized.

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