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Eutolmus rufibarbis (Golden-tabbed Robber Fly)

Synonyms: Asilus major; Asilus melampodius

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Minsmere to Walberswick Heaths and Marshes 3127 England, United Kingdom
Norfolk Valley Fens 1523 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Waveney and Little Ouse Valley Fens 477 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Apis mellifera (honey bee)[1]
Astochia virgatipes[1]
Empis tessellata (Dance Fly)[1]
Enallagma cyathigerum (Common Blue Damselfly)[1]
Eutolmus rufibarbis (Golden-tabbed Robber Fly)[1]
Helophilus pendulus (Striped Hover Fly)[1]
Lasius niger (Black garden ant)[1]
Lestes sponsa (Emerald Damselfly)[1]
Lucilia caesar (Greenbottle Blow Fly)[1]
Lucilia sericata (Green blowfly)[1]
Maladara japonica <Unverified Name>[1]
Melanostoma scalare[1]
Neomochtherus kaszabi[1]
Philodicus albiceps <Unverified Name>[1]
Sarcophaga carnaria (Camouflaged Flesh Fly)[1]
Sepsis fulgens[2]
Stonemyia yezoensis[1]
Thereva nobilitala <Unverified Name>[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anotylus rugosus1
Chrysotus gramineus1
Chrysotus neglectus1
Dendrophilus punctatus1
Dioctria atricapilla (Violet Black-legged Robber Fly)1
Dioctria linearis (Small Yellow-legged)1
Dioctria oelandica (Orange-legged Robberfly)1
Dolichopus griseipennis1
Dolichopus nigricornis1
Dolichopus ungulatus1
Hybos culiciformis1
Hybos femoratus1
Neriene montana1
Pirata piraticus (Spider)1
Platypalpus notatus1
Rhagio lineola (Small Fleck-winged Snipe Fly)1
Rhagio scolopaceus (Downlooker Snipe Fly)1
Rhagio tringarius (Marsh Snipe Fly)1
Rhaphium elegantulum1
Rhaphium longicorne1
Rugathodes instabilis1
Scathophaga furcata1
Scathophaga lutaria1
Scathophaga scybalaria1
Scathophaga suilla1
Tetragnatha extensa (Long-jawed Orb Weaver)1
Tetragnatha obtusa1
Theridion mystaceum1


Eutolmus rufibarbis (Golden-tabbed Robber Fly)[1]


Europe: Russia: Asia: Turkey, Japan;



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)
2Ecology of Commanster
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