Eupeodes nitens (Zetterstedt 1843) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female Variants

Length: 9-11mm; Wing Length: 6.75-7.75mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - October
(Earliest: 7.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Cirsium palustre Nectar, Pollen

Scorzoneroides autumnalis Nectar, Pollen

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Hypericum perforatum Pollen

Salix caprea Nectar, Pollen

Crataegus Nectar, Pollen

Calluna vulgaris Nectar, Pollen

Dactylis glomerata Pollen
Parasitoids:
Diplazon laetatorius Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2007, 2013 J.K. Lindsey

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