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What

Dance Fly Empis spectabilis

Observer

keimwj

Date

April 30, 2013 10:48 AM EDT

Description

30 Apr 2013.
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, Bucks Co, PA.
Female.
Found on a stone wall on a bridge over a wooded creek.
ID courtesy of John Ascher:
bugguide.net/node/view/889041#1759506

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 8, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm total length. Found this fly on Argyranthemum frutescens in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat).

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

March 22, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~5mm total length. Saw these two flying about slowly in our yard in the mid afternoon & tried to photograph them in the air, but couldn't get them in focus. They finally landed on a Ceanothus bush. Tentative ID by Isaac Winkler @ BugGuide.

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 1, 2014 03:11 PM PDT

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Observer

annesorbes

Date

May 26, 2013 10:42 AM CEST

Description

Dagger fly male resting on a dew covered daisy in a wet meadow. Beynat, Limousin, France.

Empis marqueté mâle posé sur une marguerite couverte de rosée dans une prairie humide. Beynat, Limousin, France.

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Observer

annesorbes

Date

May 26, 2013 10:40 AM CEST

Description

Dagger fly female gathering nectar of a wood scabious flower covered with dew in a wet meadow. Beynat, Limousin, France.

Empis marqueté femelle butinant une fleur de knautie des bois couverte de rosée dans une prairie humide. Beynat, Limousin, France.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

calopteryx

Date

April 28, 2013 03:29 PM EDT

Description

Empis sp. cf. Empis spectabilis (Diptera: Orthorrhapha: Empidoidea: Empididae: Empidinae).

Occoquan Regional Park, Fairfax County, VA 28 April 2013

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lfelliott

Date

April 1, 2012 02:20 AM CDT

Description

DIP Empidae Empis

Photos / Sounds

Observer

marcello

Date

April 16, 2013 12:30 PM CEST

Description

Identification by diptera.info via specimens.

First discovery for Italy

Publication on Studia dipterologica 20 (1) 2013: 169–170

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Observer

marcello

Date

October 1, 2012 06:10 PM CEST

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Observer

kueda

Date

February 10, 2013 11:05 AM PST

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Observer

annemirdl

Date

May 16, 2010

Description

Probably, Empis tesselata.
Murnauer Moos, Bavaria, Germany.

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Description from Wikipedia

Empis is a genus of dance fly, in the fly family Empididae. It contains the following subgenera and species:

No range data available.