Hornet Robberfly

Hornet Robberfly

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The hornet robberfly, Asilus crabroniformis, is a species of predatory insect. It is one of the largest flies in the United Kingdom.and feeds on grasshoppers, dung beetles and other flies.Unlike an actual hornet, the robberfly only has one yellow patch on its abdomen and one pair of wings. The larvae are believed to feed on dung beetle larvae and other detritivores.A. crabroniformis can be found in woodland clearings and well-drained areas of heaths and downs covering Southern England and South & West Wales. It is reliant on the availability of rabbit or cattle dung.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136593270
  • 9786136593272