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Fly Devouring Prey

Observed: 13th May 2011 By: williamsnrwilliamsnr’s reputation in Invertebrateswilliamsnr’s reputation in Invertebrateswilliamsnr’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMG_2997 Empis tessellata with prey, brockholes, 13.5.11 x768
IMG_2997 Empis tessellata with prey, brockholes, 13.5.11 x768  1
IMG_2997 Empis tessellata with prey, brockholes, 13.5.11 x768  1 2
IMG_2997 Empis tessellata with prey, brockholes, 13.5.11 x768  1 2 3
Description:

I watched this fly carry its prey, which I think was a hoverfly, and land on a leaf. Then with its long pointed proboscis pierce it.

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