Cheilosia urbana [praecox] (Meigen 1822) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 6-7mm; Wing Length: 5.75-6.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - June
(Earliest: 24.4)

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

Hieracium
Food:
(Adult)

Bellis perennis Nectar, Pollen

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

Several Crabronidae


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