Parasyrphus vittiger (Zetterstedt 1843) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8-10mm; Wing Length: 6.25-8.75mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 24.4)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Peat Bogs and Mires
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Papaver rhoeas Pollen

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

Several Crabronidae


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