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DOLICHOPODIDAE (long-legged flies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Achalcus Haliday in Loew, 1857 (a genus of long-legged flies) Genus   1 ident refs
Aphrosylus Haliday in Walker, 1851 (a genus of long-legged flies) Genus   1 ident refs
Argyra Macquart, 1834 (a genus of long-legged flies)
Argyra diaphana (a long-legged fly), eg: Argyra diaphana (a long-legged fly) - Male terminalia - lateral view Argyra leucocephala (a long-legged fly), eg: Argyra leucocephala (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view
Genus 2 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Campsicnemus Haliday in Walker, 1851 (a genus of long-legged flies)
Campsicnemus loripes (a long-legged fly), eg: Campsicnemus loripes (a long-legged fly) - Female - dorsal view Campsicnemus scambus (a long-legged fly), eg: Campsicnemus scambus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view
Genus 2 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Chrysotus pulchellus Kowarz, 1874 (a long-legged fly) Species   1 ident refs
Diaphorus Meigen, 1824 (a genus of long-legged flies) Genus   1 ident refs
Dolichophorus kerteszi Lichtwardt, 1902 (a long-legged fly) Species   1 ident refs
Dolichopus Latreille, 1796 (a genus of long-legged flies)
Dolichopus atratus (a long-legged fly), eg: Dolichopus atratus (a long-legged fly) - Male - lateral view Dolichopus atripes (a long-legged fly), eg: Dolichopus atripes (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Dolichopus diadema (a long-legged fly), eg: Dolichopus diadema (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Dolichopus nubilus (a long-legged fly), eg: Dolichopus nubilus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Dolichopus pennatus (a long-legged fly), eg: Dolichopus pennatus (a long-legged fly) - Lateral view Dolichopus popularis (a long-legged fly), eg: Dolichopus popularis (a long-legged fly) - Dorsal view Dolichopus ungulatus (a long-legged fly), eg: Dolichopus ungulatus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Dolichopus vitripennis (a long-legged fly), eg: Dolichopus vitripennis (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Dolichopus wahlbergi (a long-legged fly), eg: Dolichopus wahlbergi (a long-legged fly) - Female - dorsal view
Genus 12 subtaxa 4 ident refs
Hercostomus Loew, 1857 (a genus of long-legged flies)
Hercostomus aerosus (a long-legged fly), eg: Hercostomus aerosus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Hercostomus cupreus (a long-legged fly), eg: Hercostomus cupreus (a long-legged fly) - Male - lateral view Hercostomus germanus (a long-legged fly), eg: Hercostomus germanus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Hercostomus nigripennis (a long-legged fly), eg: Hercostomus nigripennis (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view
Genus 5 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Hydrophorus bipunctatus (Lehmann, 1822) (a long-legged fly)
Male - dorsal view
Species    
Liancalus virens (Scopoli, 1763) (a long-legged fly)
Male - dorsal view
Species    
Medetera Fischer von Waldheim, 1819 (a genus of long-legged flies)
Medetera jacula (a long-legged fly), eg: Medetera jacula (a long-legged fly) - Female - dorsal view Unidentified Medetera (Unidentified Medetera Long-legged Flies), eg: Unidentified Medetera (Unidentified Medetera Long-legged Flies) - Hunting position
Genus 2 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Neurigona Rondani, 1856 (a genus of long-legged flies) Genus   1 ident refs
Poecilobothrus nobilitatus (Linnaeus, 1767) (a long-legged fly)
Postero-dorsal view - in situ
Species    
Rhaphium Meigen, 1803 (a genus of long-legged flies)
Rhaphium micans (a long-legged fly), eg: Rhaphium micans (a long-legged fly) - Female - dorsal view Rhaphium monotrichum (a long-legged fly), eg: Rhaphium monotrichum (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view
Genus 3 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Sciapus Zeller, 1842 (a genus of long-legged flies)
Sciapus platypterus (a long-legged fly), eg: Sciapus platypterus (a long-legged fly) - Female - lateral view
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Syntormon Loew, 1857 (a genus of long-legged flies)
Syntormon pallipes (a long-legged fly), eg: Syntormon pallipes (a long-legged fly) - Male - lateral view
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Systenus Loew, 1857 (a genus of long-legged flies) Genus   1 ident refs
Tachytrechus consobrinus (Haliday in Walker, 1851) (a long-legged fly)
Male - dorsal view
Species    
Thinophilus flavipalpis (Zetterstedt, 1843) (a long-legged fly) Species   1 ident refs
Thinophilus ruficornis (Haliday in Curtis, 1837) (a long-legged fly) Species   1 ident refs
Xanthochlorus Loew, 1857 (a genus of long-legged flies)
Xanthochlorus tenellus (a long-legged fly), eg: Xanthochlorus tenellus (a long-legged fly) - Female - dorsal view
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Unidentified Dolichopodidae (Unidentified Long-legged Flies)
Lateral view
Unidentified    

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Fonseca, E.C.M. d’Assis, 1978 Diptera Orthorrhapha Brachycera: Dolichopodidae
Grichanov, I.Ya., 2004 Keys to Swedish genera and species of Dolichopodidae
Grichanov, I.Ya., 2006 A checklist and keys to North European genera and species of Dolichopodidae (Diptera)
Grichanov, I.Ya., 2007 A checklist and keys to the Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of the Caucasus and East Mediterranean
Parent, Le Ch. O., 1938 Diptère Dolichopodidae

Larvae

leaf-miners
The leaf and stem mines of British flies and other insects: http://www.ukflymines.co.uk The leaf and stem mines of British flies and other insects

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 21 general literature references to DOLICHOPODIDAE (long-legged flies)

DOLICHOPODIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
BRACHYCERA
(short-horned flies)
Asilomorpha
(robber, bee, stiletto, window, dagger, long-legged & spider-parasite flies)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 feeding and other relationships of DOLICHOPODIDAE (long-legged flies)

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