Cheilosia pagana (Meigen 1822) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 5-8.5mm;
Wing Length: 4.75-8.5mm;
Proboscis Length: 2.5-3mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - September
(Earliest: 8.4)

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

Several Apiaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Ranunculus ficaria Nectar, Pollen

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

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Cheilosia pagana


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