Proctacanthus milberti Macquart
Family ASILIDAE: Proctacanthus milberti Macquart. Photo by Rob Cannings

Diptera Families
of British Columbia

G.G.E. Scudder and R.A. Cannings

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The Diptera Families of British Columbia is part of a larger work on
The Families of Insects of British Columbia, and will be incorporated into a single website at a future date.



Keys to Diptera Order and Families

Order and Family Descriptions


Alphabetical List of Families

Illustration Details


Link to FETCH21 (Forestry Entomology Textbook Challenge for the 21st Century)

Link to FORREX (Forestry Research Extension Partnership)