Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Brachycera
Infraorder: Tabanomorpha
Superfamily: Rhagionoidea
Family: Austroleptidae
Genus: Austroleptis
Hardy, 1920
Type species
Austroleptis rhyphoides
Hardy, 1920

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Austroleptis is a genus of snipe fly, and the sole genus in the family Austroleptidae; until 2010, it was placed in the family Rhagionidae.[1] They are small to moderately sized flies of around 3 to 7.7 mm.


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  1. Kerr, P.H. 2010: Phylogeny and classification of Rhagionidae, with implications for Tabanomorpha (Diptera: Brachycera). Zootaxa, 2592: 1–133.
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