Empis ciliata Fabricius 1787 (Family Empididae)


Male

Female

Couple

Length: Male 9.5-12.2mm, Female 9-13mm;
Wing Length: Male 9-10.5, Female 9.3-11.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - June
(Earliest: 25.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Meadows

Wet Meadows
Food:
Diptera

Bellis perennis Nectar

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar

Alliaria petiolata Nectar

Aegopodium podagraria Nectar

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar

Cardamine pratensis Nectar

Polygonum bistorta Nectar

Veronica chamaedrys Nectar

Menyanthes trifoliata Nectar

Crataegus Nectar


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