Empis opaca

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Empis opaca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Empididae
Subfamily: Empidinae
Genus: Empis
Subgenus: Polyblepharis[1]
Species: E. opaca
Binomial name
Empis opaca
Meigen, 1804[2]

Empis opaca is a species of dance fly, in the fly family Empididae. It is found in most of Europe, except the Balkan Peninsula and the Iberian Peninsula.


  1. ^ Collin, J.E. (1961). British Flies VI: Empididae Part 2: Hybotinae, Empidinae (except Hilara). 4. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. p. 329. 
  2. ^ 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. London: Royal Entomological Society of London. p. 234. ISBN 0-901546-82-8. 

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