Cheilosia fraterna (Meigen 1830) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8-9.5mm;
Wing Length: 6.5-10.25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - June
(Earliest: 24.4)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous Root & Stem Borer)

Cirsium palustre
Food:
(Adult)

Bellis perennis Nectar, Pollen

Ranunculus repens Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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