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Atherix ibis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Diptera
Genus  Atherix
Higher classification  Atherix
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Athericidae
Scientific name  Atherix ibis
Rank  Species
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Similar  Atherix, Fly, Athericidae, Insect, Ibisia marginata

Atherix ibis larvae


Atherix ibis is a species of 'ibis flies' belonging to the family Athericidae, a small family very similar to Rhagionidae (Snipe Flies).

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This species is present in most of Europe and in Nearctic ecozone.

Adult females aggregate in large clumps and lay egg masses on tree branches or under bridges over flowing waters. In such a way the first stage larvae will fall into the water, where they will start their life cycle. The larvae are predators.

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References

Atherix ibis Wikipedia


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