Macrophya ribis (Schrank 1781) (Family Tenthredinidae)


Male

Female

Larvae

Length: 7-10mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Earliest: 18.6) ? May - July
(Earliest: 28.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Sambucus
Food:
(Adult)

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen
Parasites:
Sympherta antilope
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Nature Spot: Macrophya ribis


Pictures © 2003, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012 J.K. Lindsey

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