Platycheirus [Platychirus] manicatus (Meigen 1822) (Family Syrphidae)


Male

Female

Length: 9-10mm; Wing Length: 6.75-9mm; Proboscis Length: 5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) ? April - October
(Earliest: 30.4)
(Migratory)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Aphididae
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Filipendula ulmaria Nectar, Pollen

Salix aurita Nectar, Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
(Larva)

Several Crabronidae

Nature Spot: Platycheirus manicatus


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