Macquartia tenebricosa (Meigen 1824) (Family Tachinidae)


Male

Female

Length: 5-9mm; Wingspan: 14-16mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) Spring April - October
(Earliest: 28.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Chrysolina varians
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Other Chrysomelidae
Food:
(Adult)

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Tachinid Recording Scheme (UK): Macquartia tenebricosa


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