Eupeodes [Metasyrphus] corollae (Fabricius 1794) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Larvae Feeding on Aphis fabae

Length: 7-10.5mm;
Wing Length: 5-8.25mm;
Proboscis Length: 3-3.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Earliest: 16.7)
(Winter)
? April - October
(Earliest: 29.4)
(Migratory)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Rumex obtusifolius Nectar, Pollen

Hypericum humifusum Pollen
Parasitoids:
Diplazon laetatorius Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Migrant Hoverfly - Eupeodes corollae
Insektenbox: Gemeine Feldschwebfliege


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