Eristalis lineata [horticola] (Harris 1776) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 11-14mm;
Wing Length: 8.25-11.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 7.4)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Wet Meadows

Hedge Rows
Microhabitat:
(Larva)

Eutrophic Pools
Food:
(Larva)

Submerged Plant Litter
Food:
(Adult)

Several Apiaceae Nectar

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Succisa pratensis Nectar

Mentha arvensis Nectar

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Several Salix Nectar

Viburnum opulus Nectar

Calluna vulgaris Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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