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Synonyms for Bittacidae

a family of predacious tropical insects of the order Mecoptera

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Unusual new record of "hangingflies" from Colombia (Mecoptera, Bittacidae)
Revision of the genus Pazius (Mecoptera: Bittacidae).
Other gift-giving taxa that may conform to the paternity-enhancement model include the prey-donating scorpionflies (Mecoptera: Bittacidae) and dance flies (Diptera: Empididae).
Flint Jr., "Mecopteran (mecoptera: Bittacidae, meropeidae, panorpidae) flight periods, sex ratios, and habitat frequencies in a united states mid-atlantic freshwater tidal marsh, low forest, and their ecotone," Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, vol.