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Genus Platypalpus

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Diptera - Flies
No Taxon Orthorrhapha
Superfamily Empidoidea
Family Hybotidae - Hybotid Dance Flies
Subfamily Tachydromiinae
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