Empis stercorea

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Empis stercorea
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Empididae
Genus: Empis
Subgenus: Xanthempis[1]
Species: E. stercorea
Binomial name
Empis stercorea
Linnaeus, 1761[2]

Empis stercorea is a large species of dance fly, in the fly family Empididae. It is found in most of Europe, except 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 (1) (London: Royal Entomological Society of London). p. 234. ISBN 0-901546-82-8. 

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