Empidinae

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Empidinae
Empis livida (aka).jpg
Male Empis livida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Infraclass: Neoptera
Superorder: Endopterygota-->
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Brachycera
Infraorder: Asilomorpha
Superfamily: Empidoidea
Family: Empididae
Subfamily: Empidinae
Genera

Several, see text

Empidinae are a subfamily of empidoid flies. They are mainly predatory flies like most of their relatives, and generally small to medium-sized.

Genera[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Chandler, Peter J. (1998). "Checklists of Insects of the British Isles (New Series) Part 1: Diptera". Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. New Series 12 (1) (London: Royal Entomological Society of London). p. 234. ISBN 0-901546-82-8.