Empis livida Linnaeus 1758 (Family Empididae)


Male with Prey

Female

Couple

Length: Male 7.5-9.3mm, Female 7.5-10.2mm;
Wing Length: Male 7-8.7mm, Female 6.8-8.6mm;
Proboscis Length: 2.5-3mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? June - September
(Earliest: 3.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
Pseudomallada ventralis Adult

Other Insecta

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Rubus fruticosus Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Galeopsis tetrahit Nectar

Calystegia sepium Nectar

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Polygonum bistorta Nectar

Viburnum opulus Nectar

Nature Spot: Empis livida


Pictures © 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011 J.K. Lindsey

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