Parasyrphus annulatus (Zetterstedt 1838) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 6-8mm; Wing Length: 5.5-8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 16.4)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Angelica sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Galium mollugo Nectar, Pollen

Galium saxatile Nectar, Pollen

Erysimum cheiranthoides Nectar, Pollen

Valeriana officinalis Nectar, Pollen

Epilobium hirsutum Nectar, Pollen

Cardamine amara Nectar, Pollen

Sambucus nigra Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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