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Superfamily Empidoidea

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Diptera - Flies
No Taxon Orthorrhapha
Superfamily Empidoidea

Family Brachystomatidae
Genus Brachystoma
Species robertsonii - Brachystoma robertsonii
Genus Ceratempis
Species longicornis - Ceratempis longicornis
Genus Heleodromia
Family Dolichopodidae - Longlegged Flies
Subfamily Diaphorinae
Genus Achradocera
Species barbata - Achradocera barbata
Genus Argyra
Species albicans - Argyra albicans
Species flavipes - Argyra flavipes
Species nigriventris - Argyra nigriventris
Species setipes - Argyra setipes
Species thoracica - Argyra thoracica
Genus Asyndetus
Genus Chrysotus
Species bellus - Chrysotus bellus
Species choricus - Chrysotus choricus
Species cornutus - Chrysotus cornutus
Species costalis - Chrysotus costalis
Species halteralis - Chrysotus halteralis
Species leucostoma - Chrysotus leucostoma
Species mundus - Chrysotus mundus
Species neopicticornis - Chrysotus neopicticornis
Species occidentalis - Chrysotus occidentalis
Species pallipes - Chrysotus pallipes
Species picticornis - Chrysotus picticornis
Species simulans - Chrysotus simulans
Species spectabilis - Chrysotus spectabilis
Species subcostatus - Chrysotus subcostatus
Species tarsalis - Chrysotus tarsalis
Species tennesseensis - Chrysotus tennesseensis
Species affinis - Chrysotus affinis
Species arkansensis - Chrysotus arkansensis
Genus Diaphorus
Species nigricans - Diaphorus nigricans
Species pseudopacus - Diaphorus pseudopacus
Subfamily Dolichopodinae
Genus Dolichopus
No Taxon acuminatus group
Species acuminatus - Dolichopus acuminatus
Species ovatus - Dolichopus ovatus
Species aethiops - Dolichopus aethiops
Species alacer - Dolichopus alacer
Species albiciliatus - Dolichopus albiciliatus
Species bifractus - Dolichopus bifractus
No Taxon brevimanus group
Species albicoxa - Dolichopus albicoxa
Species brevimanus - Dolichopus brevimanus
No Taxon comatus group
Species comatus - Dolichopus comatus
Species sincerus - Dolichopus sincerus
No Taxon cuprinus group
Species cuprinus - Dolichopus cuprinus
Species longipennis - Dolichopus longipennis
Species absonus - Dolichopus absonus
No Taxon eudactylus group
Species gratus - Dolichopus gratus
No Taxon lamellicornis group
Species aurifex - Dolichopus aurifex
Species consanguineus - Dolichopus consanguineus
Species crenatus - Dolichopus crenatus
Species idahoensis - Dolichopus idahoensis
Species longimanus - Dolichopus longimanus
No Taxon occidentalis group
Species canaliculatus - Dolichopus canaliculatus
Species occidentalis - Dolichopus occidentalis
Species superbus - Dolichopus superbus
Species tenuipes - Dolichopus tenuipes
Species pantomimus - Dolichopus pantomimus
No Taxon plumipes group
Species plumipes - Dolichopus plumipes
Species porphyrops - Dolichopus porphyrops
Species ramifer - Dolichopus ramifer
Species remipes - Dolichopus remipes
Species reflectus - Dolichopus reflectus
Species retinens - Dolichopus retinens
No Taxon scapularis group
Species domesticus - Dolichopus domesticus
Species funditor - Dolichopus funditor
Species pulchrimanus - Dolichopus pulchrimanus
Species sexarticulatus - Dolichopus sexarticulatus
Species scapularis - Dolichopus scapularis
Species variabilis - Dolichopus variabilis
Species distinctus - Dolichopus distinctus
Species setifer - Dolichopus setifer
Species sicarius - Dolichopus sicarius
Species vigilans - Dolichopus vigilans
No Taxon Eastern with narrow black and white fore tarsi
No Taxon Eastern with black femora
No Taxon Pale-legged Midwest species
No Taxon Ornamented Saskatchewan species
Genus Ethiromyia
Species violacea - Ethiromyia violacea
Genus Gymnopternus
Species barbatulus - Gymnopternus barbatulus
Species currani - Gymnopternus currani
Species difficilis - Gymnopternus difficilis
Species exilis - Gymnopternus exilis
Species flavus - Gymnopternus flavus
Species nigribarbus - Gymnopternus nigribarbus
Species opacus - Gymnopternus opacus
Species pseudodebilis - Gymnopternus pseudodebilis
Species scotias - Gymnopternus scotias
Species subulatus - Gymnopternus subulatus
Species vockerothi - Gymnopternus vockerothi
Genus Hercostomus
Genus Paraclius
Species quadrinotatus - Paraclius quadrinotatus
Genus Pelastoneurus
Species longicauda - Pelastoneurus longicauda
Species lugubris - Pelastoneurus lugubris
Species vagans - Pelastoneurus vagans
Genus Tachytrechus
Species angustipennis - Tachytrechus angustipennis
Species auratus - Tachytrechus auratus
Species sanus - Tachytrechus sanus
Species vorax - Tachytrechus vorax
No Taxon Paraclius, Pelastoneurus, or Tachytrechus
Subfamily Hydrophorinae
Genus Hydatostega
Species viridiflos - Hydatostega viridiflos
Genus Hydrophorus
Species chrysologus - Hydrophorus chrysologus
Species alboflorens - Hydrophorus alboflorens
Genus Hypocharassus
Species gladiator - Hypocharassus gladiator
Species pruinosus - Hypocharassus pruinosus
Genus Liancalus
Species genualis - Liancalus genualis
Species limbatus - Liancalus limbatus
Species querulus - Liancalus querulus
Genus Melanderia
Species mandibulata - Melanderia mandibulata
Genus Paraphrosylus
Genus Scellus
Species virago - Scellus virago
Genus Thambemyia
Species borealis - Thambemyia borealis
Genus Thinophilus
Species prasinus - Thinophilus prasinus
Subfamily Medeterinae
Genus Medetera
Species aberrans - Medetera aberrans
No Taxon apicalis species group
Species apicalis - Medetera apicalis
Species bistriata - Medetera bistriata
No Taxon petulca species group
No Taxon veles species group
No Taxon California species with pale fore coxae
Species arnaudi - Medetera arnaudi
Genus Systenus
Genus Thrypticus
Species violaceus - Thrypticus violaceus
Species willistoni - Thrypticus willistoni
Subfamily Neurigoninae
Genus Bickelomyia
Genus Dactylomyia
Species lateralis - Dactylomyia lateralis
Genus Neurigona
Species aestiva - Neurigona aestiva
Species aldrichii - Neurigona aldrichii
Species carbonifer - Neurigona carbonifer
Species dimidiata - Neurigona dimidiata
Species disjuncta - Neurigona disjuncta
No Taxon carbonifer or floridula
Subfamily Peloropeodinae
Genus Chrysotimus
Species delicatus - Chrysotimus delicatus
Genus Peloropeodes
Species cornutus - Peloropeodes cornutus
Genus Nanomyina
Species barbata - Nanomyina barbata
Subfamily Plagioneurinae
Genus Plagioneurus
Species univittatus - Plagioneurus univittatus
Subfamily Rhaphiinae
Genus Rhaphium
Species fascipes - Rhaphium fascipes
Species melampus - Rhaphium melampus
Genus Nematoproctus
Subfamily Sciapodinae
Genus Amblypsilopus
Species bicolor - Amblypsilopus bicolor
Species bradleii - Amblypsilopus bradleii
Species dimidiatus - Amblypsilopus dimidiatus
Species dorsalis - Amblypsilopus dorsalis
Species psittacinus - Amblypsilopus psittacinus
Species scintillans - Amblypsilopus scintillans
Species unicoiensis - Amblypsilopus unicoiensis
Species variegatus - Amblypsilopus variegatus
Genus Condylostylus
No Taxon caudatus group
Species calcaratus - Condylostylus calcaratus
Species caudatus - Condylostylus caudatus
Species connectans - Condylostylus connectans
Species graenicheri - Condylostylus graenicheri
Species nigrofemoratus - Condylostylus nigrofemoratus
Species flavipes - Condylostylus flavipes
Species inermis - Condylostylus inermis
No Taxon comatus group
Species comatus - Condylostylus comatus
Species crinitus - Condylostylus crinitus
Species villosus - Condylostylus villosus
Species inornatus - Condylostylus inornatus
Species longicornis - Condylostylus longicornis
Species melampus - Condylostylus melampus
Species mundus - Condylostylus mundus
Species occidentalis - Condylostylus occidentalis
Species patibulatus - Condylostylus patibulatus
No Taxon unidentified black legged
Species coloradensis - Condylostylus coloradensis
Species pruinosus - Condylostylus pruinosus
No Taxon sipho group
Species scaber - Condylostylus scaber
Species sipho - Condylostylus sipho
Species viridicoxa - Condylostylus viridicoxa
Species furcatus - Condylostylus furcatus
Species tonsus - Condylostylus tonsus
No Taxon sipho-like southern females
No Taxon unidentified species A
No Taxon unidentified species B
Genus Sciapus
Species pallens - Sciapus pallens
Species platypterus - Sciapus platypterus
Species tener - Sciapus tener
Species wiedemanni - Sciapus wiedemanni
Subfamily Sympycninae
Genus Calyxochaetus
Species frontalis - Calyxochaetus frontalis
Species nodatus - Calyxochaetus nodatus
Genus Campsicnemus
Species hirtipes - Campsicnemus hirtipes
Genus Neoparentia
Species caudata - Neoparentia caudata
Genus Sympycnus
Species lineatus - Sympycnus lineatus
Genus Xanthochlorus
Species helvinus - Xanthochlorus helvinus
Subfamily Microphorinae
Genus Microphor
Species robustus - Microphor robustus
Genus Parathalassius
Species infuscatus - Parathalassius infuscatus
Species abela - Parathalassius abela
Species uniformus - Parathalassius uniformus
No Taxon unidentified larvae
Family Empididae - Dance Flies
Subfamily Clinocerinae
Genus Clinocera
Species lineata - Clinocera lineata
Genus Dolichocephala
Species argus - Dolichocephala argus
Genus Trichoclinocera
Species dolicheretma - Trichoclinocera dolicheretma
Subfamily Empidinae
Genus Empis
No Taxon subgenus Anacrostichus
Species spectabilis - Empis spectabilis
No Taxon subgenus Coptophlebia
Species clausa - Empis clausa
No Taxon subgenus Enoplempis
Species geneatis - Empis geneatis
Species snoddyi - Empis snoddyi
Species tridentata - Empis tridentata
No Taxon long-beaked California group
Species leptogastra - Empis leptogastra
No Taxon hairy-legged southern species
Genus Hilara - Balloon Flies
Species lutea - Hilara lutea
Species seriata - Hilara seriata
Species umbrosa - Hilara umbrosa
No Taxon southeastern with modified anal cell
No Taxon undescribed yellow species
Genus Rhamphomyia
Species brevis - Rhamphomyia brevis
Species gracilis - Rhamphomyia gracilis
Species longicauda - Long-tailed Dance Fly
Species nana - Rhamphomyia nana
Species nasoni - Rhamphomyia nasoni
No Taxon scolopacea group
No Taxon subgenus Calorhamphomyia
No Taxon subgenus Megacyttarus
No Taxon subgenus Pararhamphomyia
No Taxon subgenus Eorhamphomyia
Species sudigeronis - Rhamphomyia sudigeronis
No Taxon orange with one black stripe and dark wings
No Taxon orange with one black stripe and pale wings
No Taxon orange with two black stripes
No Taxon orange with three black stripes
No Taxon dark-winged Northeastern species
No Taxon bicolored antennae and enlarged hind legs
No Taxon gray Alabama species
No Taxon modified male hind knees
No Taxon swollen, fringed fore legs
Subfamily Hemerodromiinae
Tribe Chelipodini
Genus Phyllodromia
Species americana - Phyllodromia americana
Genus Chelipoda
Tribe Hemerodromiini
Genus Neoplasta
Genus Hemerodromia
Species superstitiosa - Hemerodromia superstitiosa
Genus Anthepiscopus
Genus Iteaphila
Family Hybotidae - Hybotid Dance Flies
Subfamily Hybotinae
Genus Euhybus
Species strumaticus - Euhybus strumaticus
Genus Hybos
Species reversus - Hybos reversus
Genus Syneches
Species simplex - Syneches simplex
Species ater - Syneches ater
Species debilis - Syneches debilis
Species rufus - Syneches rufus
Species thoracicus - Syneches thoracicus
Species hyalinus - Syneches hyalinus
Species pusillus - Syneches pusillus
Tribe Bicellariini
Genus Syndyas
Subfamily Ocydromiinae
Genus Leptopeza
Genus Ocydromia
Species glabricula - Ocydromia glabricula
Subfamily Oedaleinae
Genus Allanthalia
Species pallida - Allanthalia pallida
Genus Anthalia
Species bulbosa - Anthalia bulbosa
Genus Euthyneura
Subfamily Tachydromiinae
Tribe Symballophthalmini
Genus Symballophthalmus
Species masoni - Symballophthalmus masoni
Tribe Tachydromiini
Genus Platypalpus
Species discifer - Platypalpus discifer
Species flammifer - Platypalpus flammifer
Species melleus - Platypalpus melleus
Species mesogrammus - Platypalpus mesogrammus
Species tersus - Platypalpus tersus
Species trivialis - Platypalpus trivialis
No Taxon northeastern resembling harpiger and holosericus
No Taxon northeastern yellow species
No Taxon dark species from eastern Canada
No Taxon southern with black stripe
No Taxon western resembling flavirostris
Species harpiger - Platypalpus harpiger
Species holosericus - Platypalpus holosericus
Species impexus - Platypalpus impexus
Species aequalis - Platypalpus aequalis
Genus Tachydromia
Genus Tachyempis
Genus Tachypeza
Tribe Drapetini
Genus Baeodromia
Species pleuritica - Baeodromia pleuritica
Genus Chersodromia
Species insignita - Chersodromia insignita
Species inusitata - Chersodromia inusitata
Species megacetes - Chersodromia megacetes
Species parallela - Chersodromia parallela
Genus Crossopalpus
Genus Drapetis
Genus Elaphropeza
Genus Stilpon
Family Oreogetonidae
Genus Oreogeton