Empis nigripes Fabricius 1794 (Family Empididae)


Male

Female

Length: Male 3-4.2mm, Female 3-4.1mm;
Wing Length: Male 3.1-4.1mm, Female 3.2-4.2mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 1.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
Insecta

Several Caryophyllaceae Nectar

Bellis perennis Nectar

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar

Myosotis nemorosa Nectar

Cardamine amara Nectar

Geranium sylvaticum Nectar


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