Neoascia podagrica (Fabricius 1775) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Couple

Length: 5-6mm;
Wing Length 3.5-5mm;
Proboscis Length: 2mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - October
(Earliest: 9.4)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Adult)

Several Apiaceae Nectar, Pollen

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Several Rosaceae Nectar, Pollen

Stellaria graminea Nectar, Pollen

Stellaria holostea Nectar, Pollen

Galeopsis tetrahit Nectar, Pollen

Cardamine amara Nectar, Pollen

Wahlenbergia hederacea Nectar, Pollen

Myosotis nemorosa Nectar, Pollen

Scrophularia nodosa Nectar, Pollen

Veronica chamaedrys Nectar

Malva moschata Nectar, Pollen

Valeriana dioica Nectar, Pollen

Oxalis corniculata Nectar, Pollen

Chenopodium album Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Neoascia podagrica


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