Epistrophe melanostoma (Zetterstedt 1843) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 10-12mm; Wing Length: 9-9.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - June
(Earliest: 15.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

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

Several Crabronidae


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