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Dolichopus nigricornis

Synonyms: Dolichopus confusus; Dolichopus discifer; Dolichopus tanypus

Wikipedia Abstract

Dolichopus is a European species of fly in family Dolichopodidae.
View Wikipedia Record: Dolichopus nigricornis

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Border Mires, Kielder – Butterburn 29286 England, United Kingdom
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Cors Caron 2130 Wales, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Rhinog 7770 Wales, United Kingdom
River Dee 6046 Scotland, United Kingdom
Roman Wall Loughs 1691 England, United Kingdom  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Strathglass Complex 58277 Scotland, United Kingdom
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Sepsis fulgens[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anotylus rugosus1
Bicellaria subpilosa1
Centromerus sylvaticus1
Chrysotus gramineus1
Chrysotus neglectus1
Coenosia tigrina1
Dendrophilus punctatus1
Dioctria atricapilla (Violet Black-legged Robber Fly)1
Dioctria linearis (Small Yellow-legged)1
Dioctria oelandica (Orange-legged Robberfly)1
Dolichopus claviger1
Dolichopus griseipennis1
Dolichopus trivialis1
Dolichopus ungulatus1
Dolichopus urbanus1
Eutolmus rufibarbis (Golden-tabbed Robber Fly)1
Gonatium rubens1
Hybos culiciformis1
Hybos femoratus1
Neria ephippium1
Neriene montana1
Neriene peltata1
Ocydromia glabricula1
Pachygnatha clercki1
Paidiscura pallens1
Pirata piraticus (Spider)1
Platypalpus major1
Platypalpus notatus1
Poecilobothrus nobilitatus1
Rhagio lineola (Small Fleck-winged Snipe Fly)1
Rhagio scolopaceus (Downlooker Snipe Fly)1
Rhagio tringarius (Marsh Snipe Fly)1
Rhaphium longicorne1
Robertus lividus1
Scathophaga furcata1
Scathophaga lutaria1
Scathophaga scybalaria1
Scathophaga stercoraria (Common Yellow Dung Fly)1
Scathophaga suilla1
Tachypeza nubila1
Tetragnatha extensa (Long-jawed Orb Weaver)1
Tetragnatha obtusa1
Theridion mystaceum1
Walckenaeria acuminata1


Bufo bufo (Common European toad)[1]
Calopteryx splendens (Banded Demoiselle)[1]
Calopteryx virgo (Beautiful Demoiselle)[1]
Coenagrion puella (Azure Damselfly)[1]
Dolomedes fimbriatus (Raft Spider)[1]
Enallagma cyathigerum (Common Blue Damselfly)[1]
Gerris lacustris (Common Pond Skater)[1]
Ischnura elegans (Blue-tailed Damselfly)[1]
Lestes sponsa (Emerald Damselfly)[1]
Lestes viridis (Green Emerald Damselfly)[1]
Pardosa agricola[1]
Pardosa amentata (Spotted Wolf Spider)[1]
Pirata piraticus (Spider)[1]
Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Large Red Damselfly)[1]
Rana temporaria (European frog)[1]
Tetragnatha extensa (Long-jawed Orb Weaver)[1]
Tetragnatha montana[1]


Alaska,British Columbia to N.S., s. to Colorado and New York,Europe;



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