Cheilosia grossa (FallÚn 1817) (Family Syrphidae)


Female

Length: 11-12mm; Wing Length: 8.5-11.75mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - April
(Earliest: 14.4)

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

Cirsium palustre

Cirsium vulgare
Food:
(Adult)

Tussilago farfara Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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