Empis pennipes Linnaeus 1758 (Family Empididae)


Male

Female

Length: Male 3.6-5.2mm, Female 3.8-5.2mm;
Wing Length: Male 3.6-4.8mm, Female 4-5.2mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - July
(Earliest: 17.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
Insecta

Stellaria holostea Nectar

Geranium sylvaticum Nectar

Polygonum bistorta Nectar


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