FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
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Bibio sp.  Geoffrey, 1762    -    Sp. not det.
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Diptera / Bibionidae
March fly, Saint Mark's flies     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
A genus of black or dark brown flies which is difficult to identify from photos. Larvae of Bibio spp. are herbivores and hence found in grassy areas. Some are scavengers feeding on dead vegetation or living plant roots while few are found in compost.
















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