Melanogaster [Chrysogaster] hirtella (Loew 1843) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 6-8mm; Wing Length: 5-6mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 21.4)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest Edge

Meadows
Microhabitat:
(Larva)

Eutrophic Pools
Food:
(Adult)

Several Ranunculaceae Nectar, Pollen

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Rhembobius bifrons Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae


Pictures © 2003, 2004 J.K. Lindsey

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