Campsicnemus magius - Fancy-legged Fly

Name: Campsicnemus magius (Loew, 1845)

Family: Dolichopodidae

Common name: Fancy-legged Fly

Distribution

Mainly coasts of southern England (Thames estuary)

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

Habitat

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)

BAP

Added in 2007

 
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