Taxonomic position of Order Diptera in Egypt

Document Type : Original Article


Plant Protection Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Cairo, Egypt


According to the changes occurred in the classification of the categories of the order Diptera due to the recent studies which based on modern taxonomy methods, using molecular characters, phylogeny and cladistic analysis, the present work presenting the taxonomic position and higher classification of order Diptera in Egypt based on the most recent investigation made with modern methods, together with morphological characters, to update and correct the Egyptian list of the order Diptera.