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Bibio marci (St Mark's Fly)

Synonyms: Bibio brevicornis; Bibio crassipes; Bibio pusillus; Pullata funerosus; Tipula brevicornis

Wikipedia Abstract

Bibio marci or St. Mark's fly is a fly from the family Bibionidae. Their common name comes from the fact that the adults usually emerge around St Mark's Day, 25 April.
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Prey / Diet

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[2]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

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Andrenosoma atrum <Unverified Name>[3]
Crossocerus elongatulus[2]
Dysmachus trigonus[3]
Talpa europaea (European Mole)[2]


Pollinator of 
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[2]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[2]


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2Ecology of Commanster
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)
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