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Milichiidae


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(order Diptera, suborder Cyclorrapha)

Small family of flies, in which the adults are very small to small, and greyish-black or shining black. The larvae are basically scavengers in the nests of ants and birds, but a few species have larvae which feed on fungi. The family is distributed throughout the world, and 250 species have been described.

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