Campsicnemus magius - Fancy-legged Fly

Name: Campsicnemus magius (Loew, 1845)

Family: Dolichopodidae

Common name: Fancy-legged Fly


Mainly coasts of southern England (Thames estuary)

Distribution map from publicly available, 10km square resolution data on the NBN Gateway.


This halophilic and thermophilic species needs bare banks for mating (A. Stark, Germany, pers. comm.) “Bare mud beside pools and ditches is a requirement for adults.” (quotation from Empidoidea Review, Falk & Crossley, 2005)


Added in 2007

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