Cheilosia albitarsis (Meigen 1822) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Couple

Length: 7.5-9mm; Wing Length: 7-9.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - August
(Earliest: 6.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous Root Borer)

Ranunculus repens
Food:
(Adult)

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen

Cytisus scoparius Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Cheilosia albitarsis


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