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  • Entomology 1096 MCZ Entomology
  • Empis poplitea
  • whole animal (pinned); partial animal (carded)
  • Sitka
  • North America: United States: Alaska: Sitka
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1863-12-31)
Empis poplitea Loew, 1863
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Diptera Empididae Empis poplitea
Identified by Hermann Loew
Nature of ID: type ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Alaska
County: Sitka
Specific Locality: Sitka
Locality Remarks: as per Osten-Sacken (1903), p. 94: "Small pink squares mean Sitka (Loew's coll)."
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1863-12-31)
[no agent data]
type number: 1096
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal (carded) fair in collection 1 carded 5 legs, 1 wing
whole animal (pinned) poor in collection 1 pinned head, thorax, abdomen, 1 partial leg
life stage: adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins, 2017-11-14
Remarks: Labels: Type 1096; Sitka; Loew; poplitaea; LECTOTYPE Empis poplitea Loew des. Sinclair, Brooks, Cumming & Turner 2018"