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Dysmachus trigonus

Synonyms: Asilus albipilus; Asilus hispidus; Asilus pullus; Dysmachus spurius

Wikipedia Abstract

Dysmachus trigonus, the fan-bristled robberfly, is a species of robber fly (family Asilidae). It preys on other insects in flight.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
Alde, Ore and Butley Estuaries 3859 England, United Kingdom
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay Dunes/ Twyni Bae Caerfyrddin 2981 Wales, United Kingdom
Chesil and the Fleet 4032 England, United Kingdom
Clogwyni Pen Llyn/ Seacliffs of Lleyn 2591 Wales, United Kingdom
Dawlish Warren 145 England, United Kingdom
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Drigg Coast 3453 England, United Kingdom
Dungeness 7966 England, United Kingdom
Firth of Tay & Eden Estuary 38085 Scotland, United Kingdom
Godrevy Head to St Agnes 316 England, United Kingdom    
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Luce Bay and Sands 120487 Scotland, United Kingdom
Mendip Limestone Grasslands 1032 England, United Kingdom
Minsmere to Walberswick Heaths and Marshes 3127 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morfa Harlech a Morfa Dyffryn 2626 Wales, United Kingdom
Norfolk Valley Fens 1523 England, United Kingdom  
North Norfolk Coast 7926 England, United Kingdom  
Pembrokeshire Bat Sites and Bosherston Lakes/ Safleoedd Ystlum Sir Benfro a Llynnoedd Bosherston 303 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Penhale Dunes 1535 England, United Kingdom    
Richmond Park 2092 England, United Kingdom  
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Sandwich Bay 2812 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  
The Lizard 8048 England, United Kingdom    
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Waveney and Little Ouse Valley Fens 477 England, United Kingdom
Winterton – Horsey Dunes 1053 England, United Kingdom  
Woolmer Forest 1647 England, United Kingdom
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  
Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes 4623 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Agrion pulchellum <Unverified Name>[1]
Alophora hemiptera <Unverified Name>[1]
Angitia fenestralis <Unverified Name>[1]
Aporoideus plumbeus <Unverified Name>[1]
Bibio marci (St Mark's Fly)[1]
Chloromyia formosa (Green Soldier Fly)[1]
Crambus pratella[1]
Dysmachus trigonus[1]
Elater balteatus <Unverified Name>[1]
Episyrphus balteatus (Marmelade Fly)[1]
Eupeodes corollae[1]
Ischnura elegans (Blue-tailed Damselfly)[1]
Melanostoma mellinum[1]
Mydaea urbana[1]
Myiatropa florea <Unverified Name>[1]
Odynerus laevipes <Unverified Name>[1]
Onthophagus fracticornis[1]
Phasia hemiptera[1]
Philanthus triangulum (European beewolf)[1]
Philonicus albiceps[1]
Pollenia rudis (cluster fly)[1]
Pompilus cinereus (Leaden Spider Wasp)[1]
Sarcophaga nigriventris[1]
Tachina fera[1]
Thereva annulata <Unverified Name>[1]
Tortrix viridana (Green tortrix)[1]
Tropinota hirta[1]


Dysmachus trigonus[1]


Europe: North Africa: Algeria, Tunisia;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
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