Cheilosia illustrata (Harris 1780) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 9-11mm, Wing Length: 8.5-10.25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 16.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

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

Angelica sylvestris

Heracleum sphondylium
Food:
(Adult)

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

Several Crabronidae
Models:
Andrena cineraria

Nature Spot: Cheilosia illustrata
Insektenbox: Cheilosia illustrata


Pictures © 2003, 2005, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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