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EMPIDOIDEA (dance flies, dagger flies, long-legged flies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Superfamily)

ATELESTIDAE (a family of flies) Family 2 subtaxa  
Atelestus dissonans Collin, 1961 (a big-footed fly) Species   1 ident refs
Atelestus pulicarius (FallĂ©n, 1816) (a big-footed fly) Species   1 ident refs
DOLICHOPODIDAE (long-legged flies)
Argyra (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Argyra leucocephala (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Campsicnemus (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Campsicnemus scambus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Dolichopus (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Dolichopus atripes (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Hercostomus (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Hercostomus aerosus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Hydrophorus (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Hydrophorus bipunctatus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Liancalus virens (a long-legged fly), eg: Liancalus virens (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Medetera (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Medetera jacula (a long-legged fly) - Female - dorsal view Poecilobothrus (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Poecilobothrus nobilitatus (a long-legged fly) - Postero-dorsal view - in situ Rhaphium (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Rhaphium monotrichum (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Sciapus (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Sciapus platypterus (a long-legged fly) - Female - lateral view Syntormon (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Syntormon pallipes (a long-legged fly) - Male - lateral view Tachytrechus (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Tachytrechus consobrinus (a long-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Xanthochlorus (a genus of long-legged flies), eg: Xanthochlorus tenellus (a long-legged fly) - Female - dorsal view Unidentified Dolichopodidae (Unidentified Long-legged Flies), eg: Unidentified Dolichopodidae (Unidentified Long-legged Flies) - Lateral view
Family 43 subtaxa 29 ident refs
EMPIDIDAE (dance flies, dagger flies)
Clinocera (a genus of dance flies), eg: Clinocera stagnalis (a dance fly) - Female - dorsal view - close-up Empis (a genus of dance flies), eg: Empis lutea (a dance fly) - Female - dorsal view Hilara (balloon-legged flies), eg: Hilara interstincta (a balloon-legged fly) - Male - dorsal view Rhamphomyia (a genus of dance flies), eg: Rhamphomyia tarsata (a dance fly) - Male - dorsal view Unidentified Empididae (Unidentified Dance Flies, Dagger Flies), eg: Unidentified Empididae (Unidentified Dance Flies, Dagger Flies) - Female - wings apart - dorsal view - body
Family 16 subtaxa 9 ident refs
HYBOTIDAE (a family of flies)
Hybos (a genus of dance flies), eg: Hybos culiciformis (a dance fly) - Male - dorsal view - close-up Tachydromia Sensu Auctt. (a genus of dance flies), eg: Tachydromia arrogans (a dance fly) - Dorsal view Tachypeza (a genus of dance flies), eg: Tachypeza nubila (a dance fly) - Male - dorsal view - close-up
Family 9 subtaxa 9 ident refs
MICROPHORIDAE (a family of flies)
Family 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 27 general literature references to EMPIDOIDEA (dance flies, dagger flies, long-legged flies)

EMPIDOIDEA 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 2 feeding and other relationships of EMPIDOIDEA (dance flies, dagger flies, long-legged flies)

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