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)

Nectar
Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
Pseudomallada ventralis Adult

Other Insecta

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Rubus fruticosus Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Galeopsis tetrahit Nectar

Calystegia sepium Nectar

Epilobium angustifolium Nectar

Bistorta officinalis

Viburnum opulus Nectar

Nature Spot: Empis livida


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

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