Eupeodes [Metasyrphus] latifasciatus (Macquart 1829) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8-10mm; Wing Length: 6.5-8.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) ? April - October
(Earliest: 16.4)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Caltha palustris Nectar, Pollen

Rubus fruticosus Nectar, Pollen

Salix aurita Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Diplazon laetatorius Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Eupeodes latifasciatus


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