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Empis opaca

Synonyms: Empis affinis; Empis apteropus

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


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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1Ecology of Commanster
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