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Empis planetica

Wikipedia Abstract

Empis planetica is a species of dance fly, in the fly family Empididae. It is found in Ireland and Great Britain and from Scandinavia south to Italy.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Helbeck and Swindale Woods 337 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rooksmoor 152 England, United Kingdom
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom
Yewbarrow Woods 279 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Potentilla erecta (Tormentil)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[1]
Stellaria graminea (little starwort)[1]
Stellaria holostea (addersmeat)[1]
Veronica officinalis (common gypsyweed)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Caryocolum fraternella2
Cassida flaveola2
Eupeodes luniger2
Pieris napi (Green-veined White Butterfly)2
Rhingia campestris2
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)2


Pollinator of 
Potentilla erecta (Tormentil)[1]
Stellaria holostea (addersmeat)[1]
Veronica officinalis (common gypsyweed)[1]


Europe: IRE;



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1Ecology of Commanster
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