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Subfamily Empidinae

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Diptera - Flies
No Taxon Orthorrhapha
Superfamily Empidoidea
Family Empididae - Dance Flies
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
Species poeciloptera - Empis poeciloptera
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 Lamprempis
Genus Rhamphomyia
Species brevis - Rhamphomyia brevis
Species gilvipes - Rhamphomyia gilvipes
Species gracilis - Rhamphomyia gracilis
Species longicauda - Long-tailed Dance Fly
Species luteiventris - Rhamphomyia luteiventris
Species nana - Rhamphomyia nana
Species nasoni - Rhamphomyia nasoni
Species vittata - Rhamphomyia vittata
No Taxon subgenus Eorhamphomyia
Species sudigeronis - Rhamphomyia sudigeronis
No Taxon scolopacea group
No Taxon subgenus Calorhamphomyia
No Taxon subgenus Megacyttarus
No Taxon subgenus Pararhamphomyia
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