Eristalis abusiva [abusivus] Collin 1931 (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8-11mm, Wing Length: 8-9.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) ? April - September
(Earliest: 29.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Microhabitat:
(Larva)

Eutrophic Pools
Food:
(Larva)

Submerged Plant Litter
Food:
(Adult)

Several Apiaceae Nectar

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Mentha suaveolens Nectar

Salix aurita Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Nature Spot: Eristalis abusivus


Pictures © 2003, 2007, 2008 J.K. Lindsey

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