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Empis opaca

Synonyms: Empis affinis; Empis apteropus; Empis opaca

Wikipedia Abstract

Empis opaca is a species of dance fly, in the fly family Empididae. It is found in most of Europe, except the Balkan Peninsula and the Iberian Peninsula.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Asby Complex 7715 England, United Kingdom
Birklands and Bilhaugh 672 England, United Kingdom  
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Dungeness 7966 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Ingleborough Complex 14256 England, United Kingdom
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Barbarea vulgaris (Common Wintergreen)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Veronica chamaedrys (germander speedwell)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Full list (133)
Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Phorbia fumigata2
Pieris brassicae (Large White)2
Pieris napi (Green-veined White Butterfly)2
Platycheirus scutatus2
Streptopelia turtur (European Turtle-Dove)2


Pollinator of 
Barbarea vulgaris (Common Wintergreen)[1]
Veronica chamaedrys (germander speedwell)[1]


Europe: DDR, Russia: NET, CET;



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