Myathropa [Myiathropa] florea (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 10-14mm, Wing Length: 7-12mm; Proboscis Length: 5.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - October
(Earliest: 11.5)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Wet Meadows

Hedge Rows
Microhabitat:
(Larva)

Eutrophic Pools
Food:
(Larva)

Submerged Plant Litter
Food:
(Adult)

Several Apiaceae Nectar, Pollen

Leucanthemum vulgare Nectar, Pollen

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar Pollen

Ranunculus repens Nectar, Pollen

Epilobium hirsutum Nectar, Pollen

Rubus fruticosus Nectar, Pollen

Crataegus Nectar, Pollen

Calluna vulgaris Nectar, Pollen

Cytisus scoparius Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Nature Spot: Myathropa florea
Insektenbox: Gemeine Dolden-Schwebfliege


Pictures © 2003, 2004 J.K. Lindsey

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