Empis chioptera Meigen 1804 (Family Empididae)


Male

Couple

Length: Male 2.2-3.8mm, Female 2.6-4mm;
Wing Length: Male 2.5-3.6mm, Female 3-3.7mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - June
(Earliest: 28.4)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Hedge Rows
Food:
Insecta

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Stellaria holostea Nectar

Stellaria media Nectar

Cardamine amara Nectar

Geranium sylvaticum Nectar

Salix aurita Nectar

Viburnum opulus Nectar


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