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Dilophus febrilis (Fever Fly)

Synonyms: Dilophus marginatus; Dilophus vulgaris; Tipula forcipata; Tipula spinata

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
Afonydd Cleddau/ Cleddau Rivers 1855 Wales, United Kingdom  
Ben Lawers 12423 Scotland, United Kingdom
Birklands and Bilhaugh 672 England, United Kingdom  
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay Dunes/ Twyni Bae Caerfyrddin 2981 Wales, United Kingdom
Clogwyni Pen Llyn/ Seacliffs of Lleyn 2591 Wales, United Kingdom
Corsydd Llyn/ Lleyn Fens 701 Wales, United Kingdom
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Elenydd 21274 Wales, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Lower River Spey – Spey Bay 1613 Scotland, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Morfa Harlech a Morfa Dyffryn 2626 Wales, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
North West Pembrokeshire Commons/ Comins Gogledd Orllewin Sir Benfro 615 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Preseli 6686 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rhos Goch 167 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rhos Llawr-cwrt 114 Wales, United Kingdom  
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom
Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes 4623 Wales, United Kingdom  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Achillea ptarmica (Sneezewort)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[1]
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[1]
Humulus lupulus (common hops)[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[2]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[2]
Solidago gigantea (giant goldenrod)[1]
Tanacetum bipinnatum subsp. bipinnatum (Tansy)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acronicta rumicis (Knot Grass)2
Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)4
Aphantopus hyperantus (Ringlet Butterfly)2
Apis mellifera (honey bee)4
Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)4
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)3
Cassida rubiginosa (Thistle Tortoise Beetle)2
Cerapteryx graminis (antler moth)3
Chrysotoxum cautum2
Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix Moth)3
Cnephasia incertana (Light Grey Tortrix Moth)2
Cnephasia stephensiana (Grey Tortrix Moth)2
Coenonympha pamphilus (Small Heath Butterfly)2
Coleophora trochilella2
Conops flavipes2
Coscinia cribraria (Speckled Footman)2
Cybosia mesomella (Four-dotted Footman Moth)2
Cynomya mortuorum (Bluebottle Blow Fly )2
Dasysyrphus tricinctus2
Delia florilega (bean seed maggot)2
Delia platura (seedcorn maggot)2
Dichrorampha petiverella2
Eilema griseola (Dingy Footman Moth)2
Empis livida2
Ensina sonchi2
Epistrophe grossulariae2
Episyrphus balteatus (Marmelade Fly)4
Eristalis arbustorum3
Eristalis pertinax2
Eristalis tenax (drone fly)4
Euleia heraclei2
Eupeodes latifasciatus3
Eupeodes luniger3
Eupithecia icterata (Tawny Speckled Pug Moth)2
Eupithecia satyrata (Satyr Pug Moth)2
Euxoa nigricans (Garden Dart)2
Euxoa tritici2
Forficula auricularia (European earwig)2
Graphomya maculata3
Helina reversio2
Helophilus pendulus (Striped Hover Fly)3
Helophilus trivittatus (Sun Fly)4
Hydraecia micacea (potato stem worm)2
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)2
Lycaena phlaeas (Small Copper Butterfly)3
Lycophotia porphyrea (True Lover's Knot)2
Lygus pratensis (Common Meadow Bug)2
Mamestra brassicae (Cabbage Moth)3
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)2
Melanostoma mellinum2
Meliscaeva cinctella3
Mesembrina meridiana (Mid-day Fly)2
Musca autumnalis (face fly)4
Myrmica rubra (Red Ant)2
Neoascia podagrica2
Neomyia cornicina4
Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing Moth)4
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)2
Paradelia intersecta2
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)2
Platycheirus occultus2
Platyptilia pallidactyla2
Pollenia rudis (cluster fly)2
Protophormia terraenovae (northern blowfly)2
Sarcophaga carnaria (Camouflaged Flesh Fly)3
Scaeva pyrastri3
Scathophaga stercoraria (Common Yellow Dung Fly)2
Schrankia costaestrigalis (Pinion-streaked Snout)2
Schrankia taenialis (White-line Snout)3
Sciara hemerobioides2
Scrobipalpa acuminatella2
Sepsis flavimana2
Sericomyia silentis3
Siphona cristata2
Sitochroa verticalis2
Sphaerophoria scripta3
Spodoptera littoralis (African Cotton Leafworm)2
Stenurella melanura2
Thrips vulgatissimus2
Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper)2
Volucella pellucens (White-banded Drone Fly)2
Yponomeuta padella (Common Hawthorn Ermel Moth)2

Predators

Dioctria atricapilla (Violet Black-legged Robber Fly)[3]

Consumers

Pollinator of 
Achillea ptarmica (Sneezewort)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[1]
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[1]
Solidago gigantea (giant goldenrod)[1]
Tanacetum bipinnatum subsp. bipinnatum (Tansy)[1]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Ecology of Commanster 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 3Predator-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)
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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