Bibio marci (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Bibionidae)


Male

Female

Couple

Length: Male 6-12mm, Female 10-14mm; Wing Length 8-12mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(48 Days) (Winter) (15-18 Days) April - June
(Earliest: 20.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Beech Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Dead Leaves, Compost

Poaceae Roots
Food:
(Adult)

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen

Nature Spot: St Mark's Fly - Bibio marci
Insektenbox: Märzfliege


Pictures © 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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