Eristalis jugorum Egger 1858 (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 11-14mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 20.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Peat Bogs and Mires
Microhabitat:
(Larva)

Eutrophic Pools
Food:
(Larva)

Submerged Plant Litter
Food:
(Adult)
90% Nectar
10% Pollen

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Cirsium vulgare Nectar

Jacobaea vulgaris Nectar

Valeriana officinalis Nectar

Filipendula ulmaria Nectar

Salix cinerea Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae


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