Diagnostic description: 

Medium-sized (2.8–3.25 mm) shiny black flies with clear, possibly hyaline, wing and simple legs in the subfamily Phyllomyzinae. Head in profile subquadrate, vertical diameter of eye less than 1.5 times as long as horizontal diameter, epistoma not extended dorsally, vibrissa below lowest edge of eye, postocellar setae very long, apices crossing,  basisternum small, wing without subcostal notch, veins R4+5 and M1+2 not converging towards wing tip, cubital cell terminates acutely (i.e. not rounded), hind basitarsus with a posterior comb of thin sharp setae. (Papp 2016)

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith