Platycheirus granditarsus [Pyrophaena granditarsa] (Forster 1771) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8-11mm;
Wing Length: 5.25-8.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 28.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae


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