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Subfamily Ocydromiinae

Hybotid Dance Fly - Ocydromia glabricula  Empidoidea1? fly - Leptopeza fly - Leptopeza fly - Leptopeza 4.5 mm fly - Leptopeza - female Hybotid Dance Fly - Leptopeza Hybotid Dance Fly
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Empidoidea
Family Hybotidae (Hybotid Dance Flies)
Subfamily Ocydromiinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly included several genera now placed in Oedaleinae
15 genera worldwide, but only Leptopeza and Ocydromia are found in America north of Mexico
Wing with prominent anal lobe, cell dm present and emitting two branches of M, cell cup shorter than bm with outer angle approximately right.