Family Hybotidae Meigen 1820 (dance fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Hybotidae

Parent taxon: Empidoidea according to M. M. Solórzano-Kraemer et al. 2020

See also Kovalev 1986, Peñalver and Arillo 2007, Shin et al. 2018, Sinclair and Cumming 2006 and Wahlberg and Johanson 2018

Sister taxa: Atelestidae, Dolichopodidae, Empididae, Megeana, Ragadidae

Subtaxa: Hybotinae Ocydromiinae Oedaleinae Tachydromiinae Trichinites

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Type: Hybos

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3 collections), Mexico (3)

• Oligocene of Brazil (1), France (1)

• Eocene of China (2), France (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (2: Colorado, Montana)

• Cretaceous of Botswana (1), Canada (1: Manitoba), France (1), Lebanon (1), Mongolia (1), Myanmar (1), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 24 collections including 60 occurrences

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