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Taxonavigation: Phoroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: Diptera
Subordo: Brachycera
Infraordo: Muscomorpha
Sectio: Aschiza
Superfamilia: Phoroidea

Familia: Phoridae
Genus: Abaristophora
Subgenus: Antipodiphora
Species (6): A. austrophila – A. brevicornis – A. nana – A. similicornis – A. subarcuata – A. tonnoiri


  • Antipodiphora Schmitz, 1939
    • Authority for current placement: original and Disney & Ross, 1997: 128 ('Reduced to subgenus ... Therefore, Borgmeier's elevation of Antipodiphora to generic status is herewith formally rejected. All the New Zealand species are returned to Abaristophora')
      • undisputed by all subsequent authorities, but sometimes overlooked
    • Gender: [feminine]
    • Original status: valid subgenus of Abaristophora
    • Type species: Abaristophora tonnoiri Schmitz, 1939
      • Fixation: original designation


Primary references[edit]

  • Schmitz, H. 1939: Neuseeländische Phoriden. Natuurhistorisch Maandblad, 28: 34–37, 55-56, 67-68, 75-76, 86-89, 98-101, 110-116, 124-129. [1]

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