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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Brachycera
Infraorder: Asilomorpha
Superfamily: Empidoidea
Family: Dolichopodidae
Subfamily: Dolichopodinae
Genus: Hercostomus
Loew, 1857

Hercostomus is a genus of flies in the family Dolichopodidae.[1]


European Species


  1. ^ Grichanov, I. Ya (1999). A check list of Genera of the family Dolichopodidae (Diptera). Studia Dipterologica. pp. 327–332pp. 
  2. ^ Drake, Martin C.; Crossley, Roy; Smith, Michael H.; Pollet, Marc (2013). "Hercostomus rothi (Zetterstedt) (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) stat. nov., new to Britain". Dipterists Digest. Second series. Dipterists Forum. 20 (2): 121–130.