Empis is a genus of dance flies, in the fly family Empididae. Notice the sharp piercing mouthpart, and the long proboscis. Possibly Empis livia?
Alpine pasture. Altitude 900 ASL.
The flower is Bistorta officinalis.
Lat: 46.66, Long: 7.20
Spotted on May 25, 2012
Submitted on May 28, 2012
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