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Empididae

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Empididae (Latreille, 1804) is a family of flies with over 3,000 described species occurring worldwide in all the Ecozones but the majority are found in the Holarctic. They are mainly predatory flies like most of their relatives in the Empidoidea, and exhibit a wide range of forms but are generally small to medium sized, non-metallic and rather bristly.

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Andrea46
Andrea46 7 months ago
Robber Fly
Asilidae


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ToreCanu
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ToreCanu

Sardegna, Italy

Spotted on Jun 19, 2015
Submitted on Jul 9, 2015

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