Empis Linnaeus 1758 (dagger fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Empididae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Empidini according to E. Wahlberg and K. A. Johanson 2018

See also Carpenter 1992, Fabricius 1775, Fabricius 1798, Harris 1780, James 1937, Latreille 1796, Latreille 1802, Linnaeus 1758, Linnaeus 1761, Linnaeus 1767, Müller 1764, Müller 1776, Schaeffer 1766, Scopoli 1763, Sinclair and Cumming 2006, Statz 1940 and Waters 1989

Sister taxon: Rhamphomyia

Subtaxa: Empis (Acallomyia) Empis bulbirostris Empis carbonum Empis exilis Empis florissantana Empis infossa Empis inscita Empis macilenta Empis macrophthalma Empis mala Empis malefica Empis melia Empis miocenica Empis mordax Empis morosella Empis orapaensis Empis perdita Empis personata Empis poeppigi Empis pulvillata Empis spinifera Empis stilicornis Empis tibialis Empis tritava Empis umbonata

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (3)

• Eocene of Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3), United States (3: Colorado)

• Cretaceous of Botswana (1)

Total: 13 collections including 24 occurrences

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