Hydrophoria lancifer [conica] (Harris 1780) (Family Anthomyiidae)


Male

Female

Length: 4-11mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - August
(Earliest: 28.4)

Biotopes:
Beech Forest Edge

Wet Forest Edge

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Dung
Food:
(Adult)

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Alliaria petiolata Nectar, Pollen

Artemisia vulgaris Nectar, Pollen

Sambucus nigra Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Figitidae Larvae

Nature Spot: Hydrophoria lancifer


Pictures © 2003, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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