Pipizella virens (Fabricius 1805) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 7-8mm; Wing Length: 5-6.25mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 15.5)

Biotopes:
Wet Forest Edge

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Plantago lanceolata Nectar, Pollen

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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