Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Superfamily: Lauxanioidea
Family: Cremifaniidae
McAlpine, 1963[1]
Type genus

The Cremifaniidae are a very small family of acalyptrate flies with only 4 described species worldwide. All species are considered rare, and nothing is known of their life history. They were formerly placed in the family Chamaemyiidae.[2]


There is only one genus in the family.

genus Cremifania Czerny, 1904[3]


  1. ^ a b McAlpine, J. F. (1963). "Relationships of Cremifania Czerny (Diptera: Chamaemyiidae) and description of a new species". Canadian Entomologist. 95 (3): 239–253.
  2. ^ a b Papp, László (2010). "A new Cremifania species from Bulgaria (Diptera, Cremifaniidae), with a proposal for wing venation terms in higher Diptera" (PDF). Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici. 102: 193–204. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  3. ^ a b Czerny, Leander (1904). "Cremifania nigrocellulata, eine neue Ochthiphiline. Systematische Stel - lung und Gattung-Diagnose der Ochthiphilinen". Wiener entomologische Zeitung. 23: 167–170. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  4. ^ Papp, László (1994). "A new Cremifania species from Hungary (Diptera, Chamaemyiidae)". Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici: 105–107.