Evolutionary Biology Lab

Evolution & Ecology Research Centre and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales


Bibliographies of the Neriidae and Piophilidae


(see pages on Neriid flies for additional information)

Aczel, M. L. 1954. Neriidae von Neuguinea (Diptera). Treubia 22:505-531.

Aczel, M. L. 1959. Diptera: Neriidae and Micropezidae (Tylidae). Insects of Micronesia 14:47-90.

Aczel, M. L. 1961. A revision of American Neriidae (Diptera, Acalyptratae). Studia Entomologica 4:257-346.

Adler, M.I. and Bonduriansky, R. 2011. The dissimilar costs of love and war: Age-specific mortality as a function of the operational sex ratio. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1169-1177.

Adler, M.I. and Bonduriansky, R. 2013. Paternal effects on offspring fitness reflect father's social environment. Evolutionary Biology 40: 288-292.

Adler, M.I., Cassidy, E.J., Fricke, C. and Bonduriansky, R. 2013. The lifespan-reproduction trade-off under dietary restriction is sex-specific and context-dependent. Experimental Gerontology 48: 539-548.

Barraclough, D. A. 1993. The southern African species of Neriidae (Diptera). Annals of the Natal Museum 34:1-17.

Bath, E., Tatarnic, N. and Bonduriansky, R. 2012. Asymmetric reproductive isolation and interference in neriid flies: the roles of genital morphology and behaviour. Animal Behaviour 84: 1331-1339.

Bonduriansky, R. 2006. Convergent evolution of sexual shape dimorphism in Diptera. Journal of Morphology 267:602-611.

Bonduriansky, R. 2007. The evolution of condition dependent sexual dimorphism. The American Naturalist 169:9-19.

Bonduriansky, R. 2009. Condition dependence of developmental stability in the sexually dimorphic fly Telostylinus angusticollis (Diptera: Neriidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22: 861-872.

Bonduriansky, R. and Head, M. 2007. Maternal and paternal condition effects on offspring phenotype in Telostylinus angusticollis (Diptera: Neriidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 2379-2388.

Cassidy, E.J., Bath, E., Chenoweth, S.F., and Bonduriansky, R. 2014. Sex-specific patterns of morphological diversification: evolution of reaction norms and static allometries in neriid flies. Evolution 68: 368-383.

de Meijere, J. C. H. 1908. Studien uber sudostasiatische Dipteren II. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 51:105-180.

de Meijere, J. H. C. 1911. Studien uber sudostasiatische Dipteren. VI. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 54:258-432.

de Meijere, J. H. C. 1924. Studien uber sudostasiatische Dipteren. XV. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 67:1-64.

Eberhard, W. G. 1998. Reproductive behavior of Glyphidops flavifrons and Nerius plurivitatus (Diptera: Neriidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 71:89-107.

Kawasaki, N., Brassil, C.E., Brooks, R. and Bonduriansky, R. 2008. Environmental effects on the expression of lifespan and aging: An extreme contrast between wild and captive cohorts of Telostylinus angusticollis (Diptera: Neriidae). The American Naturalist 172: 346-357.

Kopps, A.M., Bonduriansky, R., Gilchrist, A.S. and Crean, A.J. 2012. Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the neriid fly Telostylinus angusticollis using MiSeq sequencing. Australian Journal of Zoology 60: 388-391.

Olsen, L. E., and R. E. Ryckman. 1963. Studies on Odontoloxozus longicornis (Diptera: Neriidae). Part I. Life history and descriptions of immature stages. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 56:454-.

Preston-Mafham, K. 2001. Resource defence mating system in two flies from Sulawesi: Gymnonerius fuscus Wiedemann and Telostylinus sp. near duplicatus Wiedemann (Diptera: Neriidae). Journal of Natural History 35:149-156.

Ryckman, R. E., and L. E. Olsen. 1963. Studies on Odontoloxozus longicornis (Diptera: Neriidae). Part II. Distribution and ecology. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 56:470-472.

Sentinella, A.T., Crean, A.J., and Bonduriansky, R. 2013. Dietary protein mediates a trade-off between larval survival and the development of male secondary sexual traits. Functional Ecology 27: 1134-1144.

Steyskal, G. C. 1965. The third larval instar and puparium of Odontoloxozus longicornis (Coquillett) (Diptera, Neriidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 58:936-937.

Steyskal, G. C. 1966. Notes on flies captured in treetops in Malaya (Diptera: Empididae, Neriidae, Platystomatidae, Sepsidae, Muscidae). Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 120:1-16.

Steyskal, G. C. 1987. Neriidae. Pp. 769-771 in J. F. McAlpine, ed. Manual of Nearctic Diptera. Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

Wheeler, W. M. 1924. Courtship of the Calobatas. Journal of Heredity 15:485-495.



(see pages on Protopiophila litigata (antler flies) and Prochyliza xanthostoma for additional information)

Bonduriansky R. 1995. A new Nearctic species of Protopiophila Duda (Diptera: Piophillidae), with notes on its behaviour and comparison with P. latipes (Meigen). The Canadian Entomologist 127: 859-863

Bonduriansky, R. 1996. Storm in a Teacup: the passionate life of the antler fly. Seasons 36(2): 27-31.

Bonduriansky, R. 2002. Leaping behaviour and responses to moisture and sound in larvae of piophilid carrion flies. The Canadian Entomologist 134: 647-656.

Bonduriansky, R. 2003. Layered sexual selection: a comparative analysis of sexual behaviour within an assemblage of piophilid flies. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81: 479-491.

Bonduriansky, R. & Brassil, C.E. 2002. Rapid and costly ageing in wild male flies. Nature 420: 377.

Bonduriansky, R. & Brooks, R.J. 1998. Male antler flies (Protopiophila litigata; Diptera: Piophilidae) are more selective than females in mate choice. Canadian Journal of Zoology 76: 1277-1285.

Bonduriansky, R. & Brooks, R.J. 1998. Copulation and oviposition behaviour of Protopiophila litigata (Diptera: Piophilidae). The Canadian Entomologist 130: 399-405.

Bonduriansky, R. & Brooks, R.J. 1999. Reproductive allocation and reproductive ecology of seven species of Diptera. Ecological Entomology 24: 389-395.

Bonduriansky, R. & Brooks, R.J. 1999. Why do male antler flies (Protopiophila litigata) fight? The role of male combat in the structure of mating aggregations on moose antlers. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 11: 287-301.

Bonduriansky, R. & Rowe, L. 2003. Interactions among mechanisms of sexual selection on male body size and head shape in a sexually dimorphic fly. Evolution 57: 2046-2053.

Bonduriansky, R. 2006. Convergent evolution of sexual shape dimorphism in Diptera. Journal of Morphology 267:602-611.

Bonduriansky, R., and C. E. Brassil. 2005. Reproductive ageing and sexual selection on male body size in a wild population of antler flies (Protopiophila litigata). J. Evol. Biol. 18:1332-1340.

Bonduriansky, R., and L. Rowe. 2005a. Intralocus sexual conflict and the genetic architecture of sexually dimorphic traits in Prochyliza xanthostoma (Diptera: Piophilidae). Evolution 59:1965-1975.

Bonduriansky, R., and L. Rowe. 2005b. Sexual selection, genetic architecture, and the condition dependence of body shape in the sexually dimorphic fly Prochyliza xanthostoma (Piophilidae). Evolution 59:138-151.

Bonduriansky, R., J. Wheeler, and L. Rowe. 2005. Ejaculate feeding and female fitness in the sexually dimorphic fly Prochyliza xanthostoma (Diptera: Piophilidae). Animal Behaviour 69:489-497.

Canoval, R., Caterini, B. & Galleni, L. 1987. Karyometric analysis of the mitotic complement of the cheese skipper, Piophila casei L. (Diptera - Piophilidae). Frustula Entomologica, Nuova Serie X (XXIII): 41-46.

Cima, L., Sacchi, L. & Grigolo, A. 1987. Linkage of genes coding for male dehydrogenase and malic enzyme in the cheese skipper, Piophila casei. Entomol. exp. appl. 45: 145-149.

Cobb, M. 1999. What and how do maggots smell? Biological Reviews 74: 425-469.

Costa PRP, Gurvitz R, Müller G & Ribeiro PB. 1986. Ciclo vital da Piophila casei (Diptera: Piophilidae). Arquivos Brasileiros de Medicina Veterinaria e Zootecnica 38: 191-196.

Crandell, H.A. 1938. A cage for rearing the cheese skipper, Piophila casei L. Journal of Economic Entomology 31: 544-555.

de Solla, S., Bonduriansky, R. & Brooks, R.J. 1999. Eliminating autocorrelation reduces the biological relevance of home range estimates. Journal of Animal Ecology 68: 221-234.

Dufour L. 1844. Des métamorphoses et de l'anatomie du Piophila petasionis. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie 3(1): 365-388

Freidberg A. 1981. Taxonomy, natural history and immature stages of the bone-skipper, Centrophlebomyia furcata (Fabricius) (Diptera: Piophillidae, Thyreophorina). Entomologica Scandinavica 12: 320-326

Hegazi EM, El-Gayar FH, Rawash IA & Ali SA. 1978. Factors affecting the bionomics of Piophila casei (L.). Zeitschrift ang. Entomologie 85: 327-335

Hennig, W. 1943. Piophilidae. In: Lindner, E. Die Fliegen der Palaearktische Region. Vol. 6, Teil 60a.

Maklakov, A.A., and Bonduriansky, R. 2009. Sex differences in survival costs of homosexual and heterosexual interactions: evidence from a fly and a beetle. Animal Behaviour 77: 1375-1379.

McAlpine, DK. 1989. A synopsis of the Australian Piophilidae (Diptera: Schizophora). Gen. Appl. Ent. 21: 17-24.

McAlpine JF. 1977. A revised classification of the Piophilidae, including 'Neottiophilidae' and 'Thyreophoridae' (Diptera: Schizophora). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 103: 1-66

McAlpine JF. (ed.) 1989. Manual of Nearctic Diptera (Vol. 3). Agriculture Canada Monograph No. 32.

Michelsen, V. 1983. Thyreophora anthropophaga Robineau-Desvoidy, an 'extinct' bone-skipper rediscovered in Kashmir (Diptera: Piophilidae, Thyreophorina). Ent. scand. 14: 411-414.

Mote DC. 1914. The cheese skipper (Piophila casei Linné.): an account of the bionomics and the structure of dipterous larvae occuring in human foods with particular reference to those which have been recorded as accidental parasites of man. Ohio Naturalist 14: 309-315

Oldroyd H. 1964. The natural history of flies. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson.

Ozerov, A.L. 1991. Novie vidi dvykrilich much semeistv Micropezidae, Piophilidae i Carnidae (Diptera) iz SSSR. Vestnik Zoologii 6: 7-12.

Ozerov, A.L. & Bartak, M. 1993. Two new palearctic species of Piophilidae (Diptera). Russian Entomol. J. 2(1): 73-76.

Redi F. 1909 [1688]. Experiments on the generation of insects (translated from the Italian [Esperienze intorno alla generazione degl'insetti. Firenze: Carlo Dati] by Mab Bigelow). Chicago: Open Court Publishing Co.

Rossi E. & Presciuttini S. 1996. Development of insecticide resistance in Piophila casei (Diptera: Piophilidae) strains selected with low doses of Deltamethrin. Journal of Economic Entomology 89: 15-20

Sacchi, L., Grigolo, A., Caprotti, M., Pinelli, T., Gasperi, G. & Altieri, S. 1977. Mortality and sterility induced in Piophila casei by X-ray and neutron irradiation. Ent. exp. & appl. 22: 60-70.

Sacchi, L., Grigolo, A. & Chieppa, M. 1978. Influenza in Piophila casei L. del secreto paragoniale sull'attivita sessuale dei machi e sulla durata della copula. Rivista di Parassitologia 39: 11-23.

Smart, J. 1935. The effects of temperature and humidity on the cheese skipper, Piophila casei (L.). J. Exp. Biol. 12: 384-388.

Swammerdam J. 1758. The Book of Nature, or, the History of Insects (translated from the Dutch and Latin by Thomas Flloyd). London: C.G. Seyffert.

Syed, A. 1994. Notes on the biology and rearing of the carrion fly Prochyliza brevicornis (Melander) (Diptera: Piophilidae). J. Entomol. Soc. Brit. Columbia 91: 55-57.

Walker, F. 1849. List of the specimens of dipterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Vol. 4. London.

Wille J. 1922. Biologische und physiologische Beobachtungen und Versuche an der Käsefliegenlarve (Piophila casei L.). Zoologische Jahrbuch abt. allg. Zoologie 39: 301-320

Williston SW. 1908. Manual of North American Diptera. New Haven: James T. Hathaway.