Eristalis picea [piceus] (FallÚn 1817) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 13-14mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - August
(Earliest: 21.4)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge
Microhabitat:
(Larva)

Eutrophic Pools
Food:
(Larva)

Submerged Plant Litter
Food:
(Adult)

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar

Cardamine pratensis Nectar

Salix cinerea Nectar

Vaccinium myrtillus Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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