Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Section: Schizophora
Subsection: Acalyptratae
Superfamily: Nerioidea
Family: Cypselosomatidae
  • Clisa McAlpine, 1993
  • Cypselosoma Hendel, 1913
  • CypselosomatitesHennig, 1965
  • Formicosepsis de Meigere, 1916

The Cypselosomatidae are a family of true flies (Diptera) closely related to the Micropezidae . Three living genera and one fossil genus are described. The living species are believed to be associated with bat guano.[1]


They occur in the temperate regions of Australia.


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