Eristalis rupium Fabricius 1805 (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 10-13mm, Wing Length: 7.75-11.25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 23.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Microhabitat:
(Larva)

Eutrophic Pools
Food:
(Larva)

Submerged Plant Litter
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Caltha palustris Nectar

Valeriana officinalis Nectar

Crataegus Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae


Pictures © 2003, 2005, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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