Neurigona quadrifasciata, copyright Nikolai Vladimirov.

Belongs within: Dolichopodidae.

The Neurigoninae are a group of dolichopodid flies with a densely tomentose face and a distinct flexion or depression in vein M of the wing (Bickel 2009).

Characters (from Bickel 2009): Flagellomere 1 slightly compressed laterally; arista-like stylus dorsal or subapical; face with dense tomentosity; vein M beyond dm-cu crossvein with flexion or depression (bosse alaire) in membrane; male abdominal segments 4 and/or 5 sometimes with ventral modifications; male genitalic capsule usually globular, on peduncle formed by short bare segment 7, sometimes enfolded by preceding abdominal segments, rarely exserted.

<==Neurigoninae B09
    |–Coeloglutini B09
    |    |–Coeloglutus concavus B09
    |    |–Paracoeloglutus B09
    |    `–Neotonnoiria maculipennis B09
    |–Dactylomyiini B09
    |    |–Argentinia B09
    |    |–Systenoides B09
    |    |–Macrodactylomyia B09
    |    `–Dactylomyia B09
    |         |–D. parenti B09
    |         `–D. vockerothi B09
    `–Neurigonini B09
         |–Bickelomyia nigriseta B09
         |–Viridigona B09
         |–Maipomyia B09
         |–Micromorphus panamensis B09
         |–Peloropeodes [Peloropeodinae] B09
         |–Chrysotimus B09
         |–Notobothrus B09
         |–Hyptiocheta B09
         |–Xanthina plumicauda B09
         |–Nepalomyia nigricornis [=Neurigonella nigricornis] B09
         |–Nanomyina B09
         |    |–N. barbata B09
         |    `–N. litorea RV81
         |–Discopygiella B09
         |    |–D. chiapensis B09
         |    `–D. setosa B09
         `–Neurigona RV81
              |–N. disjuncta RV81
              |–N. lateralis RV81
              `–N. quadrifasciata WT11

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B09] Bickel, D. J. 2009. Dolichopodidae (long-legged flies). In: Brown, B. V., A. Borkent, J. M. Cumming, D. M. Wood, N. E. Woodley & M. A. Zumbado (eds) Manual of Central American Diptera vol. 1 pp. 671–694. NRC Research Press: Ottawa.

[RV81] Robinson, H., & J. R. Vockeroth. 1981. Dolichopodidae. In: McAlpine, J. F., B. V. Peterson, G. E. Shewell, H. J. Teskey, J. R. Vockeroth & D. S. Wood (eds) Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 1 pp. 625–639. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada.

[WT11] Wiegmann, B. M., M. D. Trautwein, I. S. Winkler, N. B. Barr, J.-W. Kim, C. Lambkin, M. A. Bertone, B. K. Cassel, K. M. Bayless, A. M. Heimberg, B. M. Wheeler, K. J. Peterson, T. Pape, B. J. Sinclair, J. H. Skevington, V. Blagoderov, J. Caravas, S. N. Kutty, U. Schmidt-Ott, G. E. Kampmeier, F. C. Thompson, D. A. Grimaldi, A. T. Beckenbach, G. W. Courtney, M. Friedrich, R. Meier & D. K. Yeates. 2011. Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 108 (14): 5690–5695.

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