Kelp Flies

Coelopidae

Summary 2

Coelopidae or kelp flies are a family of Acalyptratae Diptera, they are sometimes also called seaweed flies, though both terms are used for a number of seashore Diptera. There are less than 40 species worldwide.The family is found in temperate areas, with species occurring in the southern Afrotropical, Holarctic and Australasian (which has the most species) regions.

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  1. (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/471245
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coelopidae

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