Meligramma [Melangyna] cincta (FallÚn 1817) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 9-10mm, Wing Length: 6.25-8.75mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 8.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Phyllaphis fagi
Possible Food:
(Larva)

Other Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen

Galium aparine Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Melangyna cincta


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