Baccha elongata (Fabricius 1775) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 7-11mm, Wing Length: 4.5-8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - October
(Earliest: 19.5)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Angelica sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Alchemilla xanthochlora Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Baccha elongata


Pictures © 2003, 2007, 2009, 2012 J.K. Lindsey

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