Mellinus arvensis

Mellinus arvensis

Postby corzon on 14 Sep 2008, 20:45

Near Amsterdam, Mellinus arvensis is really numerous at flowering Ivy. You can see them hunting for flies, and occasionally they feed on a prey fly. But I never saw them feeding on the flowers - till today! See photo.
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Re: Mellinus arvensis

Postby corzon on 21 Sep 2008, 21:24

Here's one feeding on Pollenia spec. The fly is thoroughly masticated.
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