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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Empididae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Empididae Linnaeus 1758
Family recognized by World Register of Marine Species

Alternative Names

? detestata Meunier, 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? macilenta Meunier, 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? vaga Meunier, 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acanthoclinocera Saigusa 1965
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acanthopeza Becker 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acarteus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aclinocera Yang & Yang 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aclonempis Collin 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Amydroneura Collin 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anaclastoctedon Plant 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anacrostichus Bezzi 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Antipodromia Plant 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ardoptera Macquart 1827
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Argyrandrus Bezzi 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Atalanta
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Austropeza Plant 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Axelempis Curran 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bolrhamphomyia Rafael 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachystomatidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Calohilara Frey 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Camelopsis Engel 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ceratomerus Philippi 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chilerhamphomyia Rafael 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Choreodromia Frey 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clinocerella Engel 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Collinaria Frey 1950
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dasyrhamphomyia Frey 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Disneyempis Smith 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dryodromia Rondani 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Empedidae
Misspelling according to Paleobiology Database
Empimorpha Coquillett 1895
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Enicopteryx Stephens 1829
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Enoplempis Bigot 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epiceia Walker 1860
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eucelidia Mik 1881
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euempis Frey 1953
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fraudator Hutton 1901
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gondwanamyia Sinclair, Cumming, Brooks, Plant & Saigusa 2016
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heterophlebus Philippi 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hilaropus White 1917
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Illiesiella Wagner 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kritempis Collin 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lamposoma Becker 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lepidomya Bigot 1857
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptempis Collin 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptometopiella Melander 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptosceles Haliday 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lissempis Bezzi 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Litanomyia Melander 1902
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lundstroemiella Frey 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mantipeza Rondani 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megacyttarus Bigot 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Microcera Zetterstedt 1838
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neocota Coquillett 1895
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neoza
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Obstinocephala Jones 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ochtherohilara Frey 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachymeria Stephens 1829
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paramesia Macquart 1835
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pararhamphomyia Frey 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Philolura
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Philolutra Mik 1882
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phleboctena Bezzi 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phoneutisca Loew 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phoroxypha Rondani 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Planempis Frey 1953
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platycnema Zetterstedt 1838
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platyptera Meigen 1803
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polyblepharis Bezzi 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoragas Frey 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudowiedemannia Engel 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pterempis Bezzi 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pterospilus Rondani 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pterospylus Bigot 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhadinempis Collin 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Roederella Engel 1918
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rubistella Jones 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sabinios Jones 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sicodus Rafinesque 1815
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sicus Latreille 1796
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sinohilara
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sororsenexa Plant 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Steleocheta Becker 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stelochaeta
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Synamphotera Loew 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Synechus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tenontomyia White 1917
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thalassempis Saigusa 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thamnodromia Mik 1886
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thanategia Melander 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Timalphes Melander 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Toreus Melander 1906
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xanthempis Bezzi 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Dagger flies and balloon flies
Recognized by Wikidata
dagger flies and balloon flies preferred
dagger fly
Recognized by Paleobiology Database
dance-flies

Belarusian

Таўкачыкі preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

dansvliegen preferred

Finnish

Tanhukärpäset preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ბიძგიასებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Tanzfliegen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Táncoslegyek preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Bredduflugur preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

オドリバエ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata and Furui 2020
オドリバエ科 preferred
Recognized by piaf and admin

Latvian

Dejotājmušu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Dǫ́ʼii bidaatsahí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

dansefluer preferred
dansefluger preferred

Persian

مگس‌های خنجری preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Wujkowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Толкунчики preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Dansflugor preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
dansflugor
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Curated hierarchies for Empididae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Diptera
Brachycera
Empidoidea
Empididae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Diptera
Empididae (this page)
Fur
36007 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
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