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Subfamily Empidinae

Dance Flies - Rhamphomyia - male - female 8014527 - Rhamphomyia - male - female Small Fly - Empis Dark fly with a small, round head Dance Fly - Rhamphomyia nasoni - female Another dance fly - Rhamphomyia longicauda - male Pennsylvania Fly for ID Small Acalyptrate with long proboscis  - Rhamphomyia
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Empidoidea
Family Empididae (Dance Flies)
Subfamily Empidinae
Numbers
TBA described + ~500 undescribed spp. in our area; ~1,500 described and 3,000+ estimated spp. in 30 genera worldwide[cite:745518]
Range
worldwide; three major genera (Empis, Rhamphomyia, Hilara) in north temperate zones, most of other genera in the southern hemisphere[cite:745518]