The Dipterous family Chloropidae is composed of small to very 'Small, bare or nearly bare flies. These frit-flies as they are called are very numerous and representatives of the family may be collected almost anywhere. Adults of a considerable number of species are common in meadows and other places where there is rank growing grass and several of them are of considerable importance economically. They may be readily collected with a sweeping net in any of their ideal habitats.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Redlinger, Leonard and Jaques, H. E.
"A List of the Chloropidae (Diptera) Known to Occur in Iowa,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 51(1), 471-472.
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