Empis variegata

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

Empis variegata is a species of dance fly, in the fly family Empididae. It is found from the Benelux, through Germany to Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. It has also been recorded from central Russia.


  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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