Belongs within: Schizophora. The Asteiidae are a cosmopolitan but little-studied group of small, generally soft-bodied flies. Most species (placed in the subfamily Asteiinae) have wings with vein R2+3 relatively short, reaching the costa at about the middle of the wing, but the Holarctic genus Leiomyza has this vein longer and reaching the costa about the… Continue reading Asteiidae