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Family Tanypezidae

Tanypezidae - Tanypeza longimana a dancing fly with long legs - Tanypeza fly - Tanypeza Tanypeza - Tanypeza picticornis - female Diptera. - Tanypeza - female Diptera. - Tanypeza fly on log - Tanypeza - female fly on log - Tanypeza - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Tanypezidae
Explanation of Names
Tanypezidae Rondani 1856
Numbers
2 spp. in a single genus in our area(1), ~70 spp. in 5 genera total(2)
Size
5-7 mm(1)
Range
in our area, ne. US(1)
Remarks
rare, poorly known(1)