Cheilosia albipila Meigen 1838 (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8-11.5mm, Wing Length: 8.75-10.75mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - June
(Earliest: 27.3)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous Root & Stem Borer)

Cirsium palustre
Food:
(Adult)

Centaurea jacea Nectar, Pollen

Salix caprea Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Bracon obscurator Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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