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St marks fly

Observed: 10th May 2010 By: squirrelsquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which St Marks Fly (Bibio marci) interacts

Comments

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size

It's always useful to measure the size (length) of these flies - Bibio marci is the largest of the all-black ones, but there are similar smaller species. Difficult to judge from the photo alone.

I like the in-flight shot!

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size

whoops forgot to add size was about 15mms length.

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15mm

... in which case I think it is safe to call it Bibio marci!

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Entomologist and biological recorder