Microchrysa polita (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Stratiomyidae)


Male

Female

Length: 4.5-5.5mm; Wing Length: 4.8-5.3mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) ? March - October
(Earliest: 14.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Compost

Dung
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Pollen

Nature Spot: Black-horned Gem - Microchrysa polita


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